Puja Pahlajani

Puja Pahlajani has been involved with Children’s Hope India since its inception and is a founding member of CH2 (Children’s Hope Young Professional Board) focusing on outreach and fundraising efforts.  Over the years, Puja has seen first-hand the transformational change that comes from empowering children and how it can improve the lives of families, communities and societies. She is eager to combine her business acumen with her passion for change to further the mission of the organization. She graduated from Boston University and currently works at Bloomberg L.P.

Sujata Gidumal

Sujata Gidumal leads TPG Cultural Exchange, a U.S. Department of State-designated cultural exchange visa sponsor, providing qualified, certified educators to public school districts. The educators bring cultural diversity and world-class instruction to students primarily from low-income backgrounds, equipping them with the knowledge and skills needed to participate in the global workforce. Prior to TPG, Sujata served as Vice President at ClearCost Health, a health care technology company aiming to bring transparency to the health care marketplace for consumers. Sujata graduated with a B.A. in Comparative Literature in English, Hindi, and Spanish with Honors from Brown University.

Sharika T. Braun

Sharika T. Braun is a strategic communications executive with deep expertise in brand development, stakeholder management, editorial engagement, strategic planning for client relations, and crisis management. A lifelong learner, Sharika holds a Master’s degree from NYU and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami. She is passionate about bringing her expertise in corporate communications to Children’s Hope India as her involvement with the organization spans over a decade.

Madhulika Shroff

Madhulika Shroff has been involved with Children’s Hope since the inception of its Spring Luncheon in 2009 and has played an integral part in its growth. Being the mother of 3 successful and accomplished young ladies, the empowerment of the girl child is a cause that is very dear to her heart. With three decades of invaluable contribution to the family business, she embodies resilience and commitment. Along with being deeply spiritual, the vivacious Madhulika is also an avid reader, loves traveling, and enjoys meaningful conversations and relationships.