2017 Staff

Karen Flyer – Executive Director

Karen Flyer has over 25 years of professional experience, most recently serving 8+ years as CEO of the COPE Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit based on Long Island which provides healing support to parents and families living with the loss of a child. Karen received her bachelors degree from Duke and Masters from the UNC, where her focus was in health care and marketing. She has also authored 2 books: Loss and Found: A Memoir, and Closer to Found.

Aarti Doshi – Donor Relations

Aarti Doshi has been with Children’s Hope India since 2013. She oversees donor relations and financial aspects of the organization. Prior to working at CHI, she was assisting with Financial Aid and admissions at Spartan Health Sciences University. Aarti received her bachelors degree from H.R. College of Commerce & Economics, University of Mumbai..

Sunita Manjrekar – Coordinator, NY Projects

Sunita Manjrekar is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) with over 17 years of experience and proven leadership specializing in the field of substance abuse and workforce development. Sunita has also worked on behalf of Nassau County Dept. of Social Services (NCDSS), where she developed innovative programs to help the public assistance population achieve self-sufficiency and economic independence.

Mimi Chan – Marketing Assistant

Mimi Chan comes to Children’s Hope India with an extensive background in digital marketing and web support, particularly in the areas of SEO, PPC, email marketing and social media. Her industry experience includes financial, consulting, and technology but considers working for a non-profit organization like CHI to be the most inspiring and fulfilling. Mimi received her bachelor’s degree from NYU and Web Designer certificate from Adelphi University.