YouthDay2016_UNWomen_YoungWomensLeadershipEventUNHQ__LB_1646_1_675x450Dr. Shruti Kapoor – Founder and President

Shaken by the horrific gang rape in Delhi 2012 that caught the attention of the global news media, Dr. Shruti Kapoor founded Sayfty in June 2013  to educate and empower women and girls of India against all forms of violence. The initiative aims at creating awareness of laws and legal rights, dialogue around women’s safety. In 2015, Sayfty was awarded the People’s Choice Award by Femverstising, and won a State recognition award by the UP government in India for the organization’s work on safety and education of girls. In 2015 also, Dr. Kapoor was awarded the Rex Karamveer fellowship, “to share impactful ideas for action and transform lives through projects and ideas of hope,” and was awarded “Woman of the Year.” Read more about our Founder

Meet the People Helping Transform Sayfty’s Initiatives into Action

Kavita Chintapalli
Social Media Consultant
Kavita is a social media manager with experience in leveraging Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media sites to interact with communities and share quality content to further organizations’ goals. She also acts as a social media consultant for Sayfty and hosts #SayftyChat monthly. In her spare time, Kavita blogs about social media and marketing on her self-hosted and managed website,
Rachel Thompson
Sayftychat Host
Rachel is the author of Broken Places (one of IndieReader’s “Best of 2015” top books and 2015 Honorable Mention Winner in both the Los Angeles and San Francisco Book Festivals), and the multi award-winning, bestselling Broken Pieces, as well as two additional humor books, A Walk In The Snark and Mancode: Exposed. She currently hosts #SayftyChat
Krishnapriya Nair
Sayftychat Host
Krishnapriya is a HR professional with global experience and an ardent blogger. An alumnus of Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, she currently hosts #SayftyChat monthly. She deeply cares about the issues of gender equality and women empowerment and tries to do her bit towards the cause within her social circles.
Bobbi Parish
Sayftychat Host
Bobbi Parish is a trauma recovery coach. She has been a therapist for 19 years and has a Master's Degree is in Marriage and Family Therapy.
Shamitha Devakandan
Shamitha Devakandan holds a BA in Criminal Justice and Public Policy from the University of Guelph. She is currently studying Public Administration. She is an advocate for youth engagement and particularly interested in the representation of marginalized groups in the policy realm.
Sayfty works with weekly volunteers from all over the world who help us spread awareness via our #VoiceOfTheWeek Twitter program. If you would like to apply for our VoiceOfTheWeek program please use the sign up form on the page above.