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Board Members

Mamta Govil (President)

Mamta Govil is a management professional and special educator who has spent the past 28 years in the field of social communication, project management and education. She currently teaches at Welham Girls’ School, Dehradun.

Mankiran Chowhan (Vice-President)

A technology business leader with 20 years of experience in driving a high-performance growth culture. Proven track record of building talent and managing complex transformations.

Jyotsna Brar (Treasurer)

Jyotsna Brar retired as Principal of Welham Girls’ School, Dehradun, after a tenure of 16 years. She has a career in teaching spanning three and a half decades. She has served on the governing bodies of Education boards and several eminent schools of the country. She is currently involved in professional development programmes for educators and consultancy for educational institutions.

Jo Chopra (Secretary)

Jo Chopra is the Executive Director of the Latika Roy Foundation. A writer by profession, she was inspired to found the organization by her late daughter Moy Moy, who was diagnosed at the age of 4 with a rare, profoundly disabling form of cerebral palsy.

Ranjona Banerji (Member)

Ranjona Banerji has been a journalist for over 30 years. She has worked in publications like Bombay Magazine, India Today, Gentleman, Mid-Day, The Times of India and DNA. She moved to Dehradun from Mumbai in 2014. She writes on the media, politics and gender issues. Apart from the Latika Roy Foundation, she is involved with the Friends of the Doon Society (environment) and PEERS (mental health awareness).

Ena Gaur (Member)

Ena is a special educator with over 12 years of experience in the field of special education. She has worked with schools and NGOs over the years while closely working with students with different needs and their families in small groups. She loves developing innovative teaching strategies for her students and believes that “connecting” with students and their families is key to witness any progress. She first came to LRF in 2013 as a volunteer and had an ‘immense’ learning experience which led her to keep coming to the Foundation every year.

Dr. Satendra Singh (Member)

Dr. Satendra Singh is a Professor of Physiology, Co-founder of the Health Humanities Group at University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi. He is a MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics fellow and Bucksbaum International Scholar at the University of Chicago. He is also an executive member of the Delhi Medical Council.

As a firm believer in diversity and inclusion, he believes in breaking not just physical barriers but also attitudinal barriers. He is the first Indian to be awarded the Henry Viscardi Achievement Award. He was also awarded the National Award in 2021 by the Hon’ble President of India. He is the organizational head of ‘Doctors with Disabilities: Agents of Change’ – a group of health professionals with disabilities for social justice.