Unltd India
  • Pooja Warier

    Pooja is co-founder and Director of UnLtd India and Journeys for Change. Previously she worked with a range of organisations and initiatives like the World Social Forum & M.V. Foundation. She has a MA in social work from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Mumbai.

  • Meenakshi Poonath

    Meenakshi is UnLtd India's Fundraising Associate. She works with the CEO to ​set and implement the organisation’s fundraising strategy, draft of proposals and grant applications, and organise and coodinate fundraising events.
    ​​Meenakshi completed her Bachelors and Masters at the ​U​niversity College Utrecht and Utrecht University​, Netherlands​. She completed her BA in Psychology and Anthropology with a minor in Medical Sciences and a Masters is in Global Criminology.

    During her research thesis she volunteered with the Mumbai-based NGO Kranti and then spent a year ​working with Samhita as an Programs Associate. 

  • Rubali Chakraborty


    Ms. Rubali Chakraborty is the Senior Finance Manager at UnLtd India where she is responsible for annual budgets, management reports, grant agreements, financial reporting for Board and Funders. She also provides guidance and technical support to Fellows and Affiliates around accounting systems and day-to-day financial management.
    Rubali Chakraborty, belongs to the city of Kolkata but has been a resident of Mumbai for the last 18 years. She is a Finance professional, an ICWA by qualification, with 25 years of work experience in the commercial and non profit space. She has long association with the NGO sector. Since 2002 Rubali has worked with Concern India Foundation, CHILDLINE India Foundation, Akanksha Foundation, Kotak Education Foundation and in CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants), in various capacities. She loves to be part of the social sector and feels proud to be a part of teams who are constantly working to bring about a positive change. She enjoys travelling.
  • Roshan D'souza

    Roshan is the Associate Knowledge Director. He provides face-to-face support to investees, connecting them with the resources they need to achieve maximum impact. Roshan has been a teacher at Don Bosco High School, has done marketing and sales for Times of India, and has worked with investee organization Grassroutes on product development, and sales. Roshan has done his  MBA from  Institute of Technology and Management and post graduate in journalism and communication from KC College, Mumbai.

  • Shefali Gupta

    Shefali Gupta has joined us as an Operations Director. 
    Shefali has a mix of corporate, social and entrepreneurial experience. After working for about 12 years in the IT, ITES & Retail industries, she switched to the development sector. While working with United Way of Mumbai, she was spearheadied special projects like handling the charity aspect of the Mumbai Marathon, setting up of internal IT systems, website management, donation management, recruitment and customer relations.  

    She has a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Mumbai University, an MBA from the Indian School of Business and is currently pursuing a Masters in International Relations. She loves to read, travel & sew!
    ​Shefali works with UnLtd India's CEO & the Directors to strengthen the systems and processes within the organisation. She also manages and supports the HR, Communications and Finance team.​

  • Uday Wankawala

    Uday is the Associate Director for the UnLtd India Network. He works on building a UnLtd India's network of support for early-stage changemakers across the country.

    Uday comes to UnLtd India with 16 years of experience in education, online learning, marketing and public relations. Uday has been actively engaged in the start-up ecosystem and network-building since 2010. His last stint was with National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN), a Wadhwani Foundation initiative, as a consultant (Western Region) and program lead for innovation and incubation. In this role his focus was on helping highly-motivated institutes build the incubation infrastructure needed to support high-growth entrepreneurs. 

    He has worked with organizations like NIS Sparta, GurukulOnline Learning Solutions (GOLS), Sampark Communications and as a business associate for technology start-ups.

    Uday holds a Post-Graduate degree in Management from Mumbai University and is passionate about traveling and exploring new cultures and places.  He also likes reading books and has been following Vipasana meditation. 

  • Swati Mankar

    Swati Mankar, Operations Manager, joined UnLtd India in 2008. Previously, she worked with non-profits including Care-India, Cehat and YUVA in Mumbai. She has completed her graduation in Economics from Mumbai University.

  • Abhijit Singh

    Abhijit joins UnLtd India as an Administrative Associate. Along with day-to-day office administration, Abhijit manages the CEO's calendar, appointments, calls and meetings. He works with the team to arrange their travel, accommodation and retreats.
    He has worked with Samhita Social Ventures Ltd. and AP Enterprises as an Administration Associate over seeing the Administration and day-to-day organizational affairs. He likes to spend his free time in reading non-fiction books. He is also an ardent movie buff and a trekker at heart, always ready for exploring new places.

  • Kavita Pandya

    Kavita joins the Unltd India Incubation team as a Senior Associate. She is responsible for providing coaching and advisory support to the investees and leveraging the expert support for the benefit of investees.  She has over four years of work experience, previously with EdelGive Foundation, where she led the employee engagement program by engaging Edelweiss volunteers with the nonprofits and helping to build organisational capacity of investees. She has an MBA in Human Resources from NL Dalmia Institute of Management, Mumbai and Bachelors in Commerce from Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai. She loves working with underprivileged children and enjoys listening to music and taking dance classes. 

  • Ratna Sinroja

    Ratna joins UnLtd India as a Senior Incubation Associate. She worked for two and a half years in a stock brokerage before she happily discovered the social enterprise space and hasn't looked back since. Ratna's experience has been in consulting-- she spent two years with Intellecap in Hyderabad and another 6 months with the start-up Sattva in Bangalore. Her work primarily consisted of doing research and analysis to build strategies and improve operations for companies working in the areas of sanitation, vocational training, agribusiness, and rural livelihoods.

    Ratna completed her Graduate Degree in Mathematics from Mumbai University. She enjoys eating, traveling, reading, music and the outdoors. 

  • Paroma Bhattacharya

    Paroma has joined UnLtd India as an Associate in Incubation Support. She is responsible for the scouting of investees, selection, and program administration, among other things. Paroma has a B.A. in English Literature from St. Xavier's College, Mumbai and an MSc. in International Development Management from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Working with the international NGO AIESEC, she spent a year in Denmark as National Vice President of Human Resources and International Exchange Programmes. She is also the founder of Jagaran, a public safety mapping campaign working towards the safety of women in Mumbai. 

  • Ruchi Widge

    Ruchi joins the UnLtd India Incubation Program as Incubation Director. She will provide ongoing coaching and advisory support to our Investees. Ruchi completed her Post Graduate studies in Finance Management from Mumbai University. Her previous work experience includes time with Ernst & Young on their corporate finance team, advising on a large number of M&A and private equity deals. She loves working with entrepreneurs especially in the impact space. During the past year, she has also helped her family expand their restaurant business.

  • John Mathai

    John Mathai is the Expansion Manager at UnLtd India. He works with the CEO and Network Director to support and grow the UnLtd India Affiliate Network across the nation. John holds a Bachelors degree in Engineering specializing in Information Technology from Mumbai University. Previously, he worked in the Development, Impact and Expansion teams at Teach For India, and with The Nielsen Company as a market research analyst. John is extremely passionate about music and teaches music to lesser-privileged children. He is a trained western classical singer and performs at various concerts across Mumbai.

  • Neha Israni

    Neha Israni joins the team as an Accounts Associate. She handles financial review of investees and everyday accounting transactions. Before joining Unltd India Neha was an accountant/auditor with a Chartered accountant firm. She has varied and rich amount of experience auditing partnership and private limited firms. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Mumbai University and is currently pursuing Chartered Accountancy (CA) and has completed Group 1 of CA Final. Neha is a movie buff and in her spare time loves listening to music.