The Team

The Yuva Ekta Foundation team is a small ensemble of dedicated dynamic people who come from very diverse backgrounds. The common binding thread is that of belief- we believe that we CAN make a change and we strive to do exactly that!


Puneeta Roy – Managing Trustee

Puneeta has been working on self empowerment and healing with young people from marginalized as well as privileged backgrounds for over a decade, using Theatre and the Arts. A keen documentary film maker, she envisages the Foundation as a catalyst inspiring young people become agents of social change, and dreams of setting up a Global Youth Citizenship Network. Connect with her on facebook or mail her at

Bhanu Mehta – Program Coordinator

Bhanu is an MBA graduate who worked with us first at the Young Visionary 2007 as a volunteer, and quit her job as a financial consultant to work with us. She has been involved with the JJB project intensely and has been facilitating workshops and handling volunteers for about four years now. Connect with her on facebook or mail her at


IMG_20160104_163100Rijul Kataria – Research Coordinator

Rijul Kataria is a Sociology Post-Graduate from JNU who has been associated with the foundation since 2007.With active interest in Theater, Debating and Research, Rijul had recently started working full time with the foundation as Research Coordinator. Connect with him on facebook Mail Rijul at

Dinesh Bhatt – Production Consultant

Dinesh has been working with the Foundation since its inception and his forte is production and management.

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IMG_1041Subhadra Kamath – Creative Consultant

Subhadra is an English Literature graduate and musician who has been associated with the Foundation since the Young Visionary, 2007. She loves working with children using arts and is a food enthusiast. Connect with her on facebook or mail her at