They willingly give their time & selflessly work to explore ideas, help with making choices and do a lot of ground-work. And they do all this without any monetary compensation. Their passionate support and involvement, brings to Koshika, a steadfast commitment to serve the underprivileged sections of the society. They deserve our gratitude and a special mention as a very important part of Our Team - Champions who support & promote our Mission of helping the needy.
One of our sincere supporters, he prefers anonymity. He is content and feels blessed with what life has bestowed upon him. Having honed his skills with start-ups like HCL and PSI Data, he went on to hold top positions with Autodesk Inc, and Apple Computer. Currently working with a leading Engineering Solutions and Services company, he is passionately engaged in mentoring young professionals for future leadership roles. A helpful attitude and compassion for needy people is ingrained in his life. He has been engaged in diverse social activities for quite sometime. An alumnus of Modern School, Delhi College of Engineering, and MBA from Chandigarh, he has been working, as a Management Professional in the IT industry, for a number of years.
Vineet has been always cognizant of the need to give back to the Society, especially the underprivileged lot. After 14 years in Technical Services in Indian Oil, Vineet moved to Australia and settled there in 1990. Achieving material success abroad, has made Vineet all the more sensitive & responsive to the trials & tribulations of his fellow country-men back home. While in Australia, he has worked at senior levels in supply chain and operations, in manufacturing and consultancy, across a range of companies. He has worked as a co-owner to International Projects Manager, for a small company to large global icon companies. He has turned around loss making units, transformed cultures, transferring technologies internationally across Malaysia, India, Mexico/USA. He has successfully Implemented continuous improvement strategies with complete focus on empowering “the human capital”, the most important asset in any organization. As a qualified Trainer and recognized Mentor, he continuously spreads his strong positive belief to help human beings reach their potential. in his current role as a Business Adviser, helping companies in small and medium sector, Vineet continues to carry forward his role as a change-agent. Vineet is an Engineer from Delhi College of Engineering, MBA from FMS, Delhi University, with PG Dip in Quality from RMIT, Melbourne, besides having attended a host of other programmes.
Born and raised in New Delhi, Kokil currently lives in the United States, a move she never planned on making. The experiences of being nurtured by absolutely wonderful parents, living a privileged life in India, relocating across the States with a young family, pursuing Medicine and then an MBA, working as a clinician, operations consultant and being a full time Mother, have made her grateful for the diverse places she has travelled to and called home and for the wonderful people/perspectives she has encountered.
All of these experiences have reinforced that consideration and compassion both received and reflected towards others not only makes it easier to get through each day, but also provides some meaning to an otherwise ordinary life. She is proud of being associated with Koshika and extremely optimistic about participating in impacting a positive change in the lives of those who need and deserve access to the basic amenities of healthcare and education.
Gunjan currently lives in USA. He grew up in India and trained to be a dentist. While practicing in New Delhi, he began volunteering with various not for profit organizations engaged in providing healthcare education to semi urban and rural families. Further, he completed an internship with USAID focussing on the analysis of disease trends on a national/ rural level. He then decided to pursue an MBA to enhance his understanding and experience within the sectors of both private/public healthcare and social entrepreneurship. He has spent the last few years honing his business skills while working as a pharmaceutical marketer. He identifies with Koshika's vision and hopes to contribute, with the help of this dual perspective, while furthering the foundation's mission. He is an avid musician and also enjoys cooking.
He started his career in Shriram Chemical Industries in Kota and thereafter joined BHEL. He had a very satisfying and successful professional career spanning more than 38 years there in the fields of Erection, Commissioning, Marketing and Sales, Business Development, Market Research, and Project Management of various systems and products. He retired as Executive Director of BHEL. After retirement, he worked as a consultant for 18 months.
He has been doing his bit for the welfare of the needy, for quite some time, by financing the education of a few under-privileged children. He also undertakes free tutions of some students who can not afford to pay for it. He joined Koshika Foundation with the objective to give back to society of which he has received in plenty. He is an engineer from Delhi College of Engineering and further acquired post graduate diploma in Business Administration.
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