Parul co-founded of NGO Post with Nitin in 2007. Prior to this, she worked closely with several non-profit organizations in India related to education, child welfare and health and disabilities in a variety of roles including event organization, fundraising as well as spreading awareness. It was these experiences that contributed to a keen understanding of the challenges different groups face while working towards similar goals, possible solutions and avenues for collaboration and knowledge sharing.
She holds a Bachelor of Technology from IIT Bombay and Masters of Science from University of California Los Angeles, both in Electrical engineering.
Ratandeep is currenlty pursuing his bachelor's degree in computer scinece from Mumbai University India XYZ.
Actual name Rajesh Golani a.k.a Goli. Passed out of IIT Madras, India, in 2002 with BTech in Electrical Engineering. Worked as Hardware Engineer in Tejas Networks, and then at Elina Networks. Recently moved to Xilinx in Technical Marketing.
Anupreet is an avid gardner, photograher & eternal traveller. Her varied hobbies include rearing butterflies, acupressure, origami etc. Currently she is involved with creating a self sufficient terrace garden and working on green-waste-management.
Anupreet is a Management Graduate from St.Xaviers College in Mumbai. She specializes in Capital markets. She worked with Edelweiss Capital and later shifted to her start-up providing financial services. She is also a core team member of Jagriti Yatra, an annual train journey which aims to promote entrepreneurship among Youth.
Loves to travel, read, play tennis and dabbling in pottery. Passionate to volunteer in the areas of education and self empowerment. Trying to find the answer to Life, the Universe and Everything.
A software engineer at Clustrix Inc, a startup in distributed databases. He got his Bachelors in Computer Science from SJCE Mysore (Mysore University) and Masters in CS from Columbia University, New York.
Megha, a PhD student at the University of Southern California, realizes that she has been extremely privileged all her life and joined the NGO Post team to do something for the community that she is a part of. She did her undergraduate studies from IIT Bombay and MS from RPI, New York. When she is not playing with her robots, she likes to watch movies, hang out with friends, eat good food and sleep!
Hemant has long been interested in social activism and community development at grass-root levels. His interests range from Classical music and Poetry to Environment and International finance. With a strong belief that the best way to usher in sustainable change in the developing world is to promote social entrepreneurship, he'd like to gather more support for person-to-person micro-financing model of lending. NGOPost, for him, is an ideal place to bring about such an awareness all the while keeping in touch with similar developments across the globe. Prior to NGOPost, Hemant has had associations with 'We Care of India' and 'Make-A-Wish foundation, India Chapter'. He currently lives in Austin/Texas and divides his time between his job as a Writer and an Engineer.
Hemant holds a BTech from IIT Bombay and MS from University of Cincinnati. In his spare time, he enjoys playing the piano, photography and traveling.
Loves biking, swimming, traveling, theater/movies, latest passion being NGO Post! Graduated from BIET (VTU) in 2002 into the IT industry - currently into Video Teleconferencing with Tandberg. Apart from marketing Ubuntu(Linux - Opensource) and cycling - volunteers with several volunteer groups and NGOs to seek respite from the stress. Loves meeting people and believes inter-networking can do wonders to any cause and that's why he is here.
Nitin has a long-standing interest in web-applications and social work, which come together beautifully in NGO Post. He has prior experience in building small websites and applications, including HindiKalam.com, a popular online transliteration tool from English to Hindi. As a founding member of Shiksha Sopan in Kanpur (India) and Udai at San Diego (USA), he has been involved in several service-related projects, including collaborations with non-profit organizations in India and US.
Nitin is currently a PhD candidate in bioinformatics at University of California, San Diego, and holds a bachelors in computer science from IIT Kanpur. He is also a passionate squash player.
I have a background in film theory and animation. I have watched all Kurasawa's movies in school and I love "Hidden Fortress." Then it is "Rear Window," then it is "Terminator 2." With T2, the greatest nightmare, something/someone you fear and you can never run away from it.
I am interested understanding how social entrepreneurship can work as a business model so that NGOs become self sustainable. I am (not too seriously) studying the Bhagvad Gita, and teaching Mandarin on Sundays.
Lastly, I like to day dream and I am passionate in solving problems.
Aneesh, a native of Bangalore, received a bachelor of technology degree from IIT Madras in 2004. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in climate research at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, U.C. at San Diego. It was at U.C SD where he met Nitin and Parul and got an avenue to work on what had been his long standing interests of enabling the power of the internet to reach and change the society for its benefit. He has been involved in some service activities like teach high school students and help in the penetration of technology to the rural sector in a sustainable way.
Niket has extensive experience in running volunteer efforts. He has been a regular volunteer for the San Diego chapter of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, and has chaired several committees for organization of their multi-million dollar fundraisers.
Born and raised in India, Niket moved to Southern california in 2002 after securing his undergraduate degree in engineering from IIT Kanpur. After a brief stop at University of California, Los Angeles for graduate studies, he joined Nokia for development of high end cellphones. He is currently employed at Qualcomm, working on navigation solutions for cellphone chipsets.