Dr. Shruti Kapoor – Founder and President
Dr. Shruti Kapoor is an Indian economist, gender equality activist and the founder of Sayfty Trust, an NGO with a mission to educate and empower women and girls against gender-based violence. Dr. Kapoor serves on the global advisory Diversity, Equity and Inclusion board of L’Oréal and was named one of the most influential people in global policy in 2019 by Apolitical.
Dr. Kapoor holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Riverside, and has worked for international organizations such as The World Bank and UN Women. She has served as an Adjunct Professor of Economics at Occidental College in Los Angeles, CA. More recently she was a teaching fellow at the CSIS Executive Program at University of Pennsylvania. Read more about her.
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, kavitachintapalli.com
SUBUHI SAFVI – Sayftychat Host
Subuhi is one of our #sayftychat hosts. She is a Trauma Recovery Coach empowering survivors of abusive relationships learn to heal and love themselves and choose healthy relationships, mental health and gender trainer & dog mom! Subuhi lead the Understanding your emotions section of the Sayfty Survivor’s Toolkit. She likes to blog and spent time pampering her two dogs.
Dr. MICHELLE FRANK – Sayftychat Host
Dr. Michelle Frank is one of our #sayftychat hosts. She is an unconventional doctor who advocates for women’s health. In her spare time she enjoys classic rock, music and doodles. Follow her on Twitter
KUNAL PARMAR – Graphics Designer
Kunal Parmar provides graphic design support at Sayfty. He is responsible for all #sayftychat posters and has created graphics for all our leading campaigns
JIA DOSHI – Social Media Intern
Jia Doshi is a social media intern at Sayfty. She is a passionate politics student at the University of Warwick and a dedicated advocate for gender equality. As an art enthusiast, she is also motivated by the transformative potential of art, through which she contributes to the dialogue in the feminist movement.
NAMRATA SADHVANI -Safe-Unsafe Touch Workshop Facilitator
Namrata Sadhvani is one of our safe-unsafe touch workshop facilitators. She is a full time mom to her twin boys and part time everything else. Namrata is a social media enthusiast who is a qualified architect with a specialization in environmental design and loves spreading the passion for architecture amongst the younger generation. Parenthood and the ensuing madness has resulted in her being an advocate for Equal and Shared Parenting with a view to raise her boys as responsible Human Beings with a healthy respect for women.
CATHY CARMODY – Sayftychat Host
Cathy is a retired leadership coach who worked to make capitalism fairer by helping leaders listen with empathy to achieve goals. She focuses on ending the cycle of DV/VAWG when not gardening, biking, playing golf or pickleball. Follow her on Twitter
SHANIA PANDEY – Content Creator
Shania is a Social Media Content Creator at Sayfty. She is a Global Health graduate who is passionate about women and children’s health. In her spare time, Shania likes to read books on well-being and nutrition.