Team

We are concerned citizens, parents, and individuals who want to ensure the best interest of every vulnerable child in India. As a participant in this campaign, you are the team.

The idea of the campaign was conceptualised and is backed by members of the Families of Joy Foundation.

Supporting Organisations

Campaign Leads

Smriti Gupta is an adoption activist and child rights campaigner. She is working to drive awareness and find lasting solutions for India’s most vulnerable children. Smriti is an adoptive mother of two daughters and a champion for adoption of children with special needs, older children, and siblings. Smriti has previously led partnerships and marketing for technology companies such as Wikimedia Foundation and PayPal. She is an alum of the Indian School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, and The Cooper Union.

Protima Sharma is an entrepreneur, certified adoption counsellor & child rights campaigner. Inspired by her own experience of adopting her daughter, she is committed to the cause of child welfare and adoption in India. Using her experience of building successful startups, Protima applies her business acumen to raise awareness on adoption with parents and other stakeholders. She is an alum of Indian Institute of Science.

Key Volunteers

Sharon Lopez, Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Studies, Mount Carmel College and her Research Students

Meera Marthi

 

Meera Marthi – ICF Certified Coach. Has worked with Oracle Corp and as VP-HR and VP-Product Development in Apps Associates.

Neha Goel

 

Neha Goel – IIT Roorkee Alum. Has worked with KPMG, DELL, and JLL.

 

Mukti Shah

 

Mukti Shah – Psychologist, Facilitator and Cat Slave 🙂 Has freelanced with Sodexo, Kodak, Aircel, and Sunpharma. Pune University Alum.

 

 

Sheetal Vohra-Gulati

Sheetal Vohra-Gulati – Counsellor & Montessori Directress. Co-Founder of Positive Ripples Counselling Services. Has worked with P&G, Microland, Global Indian International School , and Educomp. Pune University & Monash University Alum.