A post graduate diploma holder in Human Resources from XISS – Ranchi, Puja joined CRY in 1994 to set up the HR function. Prior to that, she worked with Citicorp and KSIL. She was appointed Chief Executive of Child Rights and You in February 2010.
Director – Western Region
A post graduate diploma holder in Early Childhood Care & Education (ECCE) from Sophia College Polytechnic, Kreeanne joined CRY in 2000 to lead the Resource Generation team in West. In 2005 she set-out to establish the marketing function for CRY America. Today, she is the Regional Director – West.
Director – Finance, IT & Planning
A Chartered Accountant with over 25 years of experience across industries, Sridhar joined CRY as General Manager – Finance in 2006. In 2010, he took on the role of Director – Finance with added responsibilities of the Information Technology and Planning functions.
Director – Southern Region
Suma graduated from XLRI in 1987 were she was a student of Business Management. She worked for several years in the market research industry as a qualitative researcher, in companies such as Nielsen, TNS in UAE, Hong Kong, Indonesia. She had a stint with CRY from 1991- 1994. Suma is now back with CRY and heads CRY’s Southern Region.
Director – Resource Mobilisation
Vatsala has worked in advertising for close to two decades on clients like J&J, Unilever, LG and Maruti. She has also set up a design portal, run a home catering business, worked as a textile consultant and is a published writer. She believes that every single person has limitless potential and she hopes that her work at CRY will help India’s children realise theirs.
Director – Eastern Region
Trina joined CRY in 2003 and worked with grassroots organisations in Bengal. She moved on to execute CRY’s volunteering programme with the youth eventually leading the function nationally. Today she is the Regional Director East. A Chevening Scholar, she holds a degree in Social Work from The Tata Institute of Social Sciences and in Human Rights from the University of Essex. Ask her what keeps her happy and she’ll tell you her secret- good music and ‘I wish to do something for children’ a line she hears far too often from people.
Director – Development Support
Kiran Babu is passionate about child rights and is a development professional with 25 years of experience in grass root level program designing & M&E with focus on child rights. He has worked both in Govt. establishments & with International NGOs like KNH Germany, ERIKS Sweden & ICA Japan.
Director – Northern Region
A post graduate in Social Work from M.S University, Vadodara, Soha joined CRY in 1997. In her initial years she worked with the Youth division in Delhi and later the Development Support Division. After gaining experience at the grassroots she went on to anchor Volunteer Action Division at CRY. Today, she is Regional Director – North..
Director – Policy, Research, Advocacy and Documentation
Priti has 16 years of experience working on the social development issues with a focus on child rights, across India, South Asia and South East Asia. Her core skills are on evidence based research, policy advocacy, program management and capacity building. She has worked with organizations like Plan International and SOSCV International and has also provided advisory and consulting services to many Bilateral, International, National and Grass root NGOs, corporate and companies.