Staff

Steve Dom Rocha

Director


Br Steve Rocha is a child rights advocate who has been engaged in this field since 1990. He is the Founder Director of PRATYeK, an organisation that visions every child being trained to advocate for every right for everyone. He is also the National Convener and founder of the ‘NINEISMINE’ campaign, an initiative of, for and by the children to advocate for appropriate public investment in children. Steve is the Asia level Advocacy Coordinator for Edmund Rice International based in Geneva. He has facilitated child-led interactions with policymakers and leaders at village, state, national and international levels including the United Nations in Geneva and New York.

Iris Frederick

Human Resource Manager and Administrator


Iris has worked as PGT Commerce for more than 30 years of which the last five years was as Administrator of the senior section. She has been involved in policy making, curricular and extra-curricular planning, designing the timetable, syllabus and content up-gradation with NCERT, career counselling, partnering with the various stakeholders. She has also compiled a book on value education for the senior students.
She retired from St. Columba’s School in June 2017 and since then has been working in PRATYeK as it’s Human Resource Manager cum Administrator.  She holds a Masters in Commerce, Bachelors in Education and a Postgraduate Diploma in Banking and Business Finance from Maharaja Sayajirao University Baroda.

Ima Mishra

Senior Program Manager


Ima works as Sr. Program Manager at Program at PRATYeK. She has been working in the development sector for 8 years and advocates for gender and child rights. She is also an experienced Life Skills trainer. At PRATYeK Ima is responsible for smooth functioning of all the programs.

Yogita Gola

DICP Coordinator


Yogita Gola associates with PRATYeK since 2015. She has completed her post-graduation in Commerce. She takes care of the YASH program in PRATYeK. She is a committed individual and works for the betterment of the kids and their community through community engagement program. She also maintains our network with our partner NGOs in Delhi.

Anisha George

Program Coordinator (Internationality)


Anisha George is associated with PRATYeK since 2017 and is working as a Program Coordinator – International Projects. She holds a post graduate degree in Political Science and Bachelors in Education. Anisha has been trained in child rights and qualified as a teacher who is keen in promoting child-led advocacy. She has successfully completed a course on Human Rights and Advocacy from the Edmund Rice International (ERI), Geneva in 2019. Anisha is proactive in advocating all Global Goals and Earth Rights.

Rishika Hazarika

National Coordinator


Rishika Hazarika was born and brought up in Tezpur, the cultural capital of Assam. She has completed her integrated course on Master of Social Work from Assam University, Silchar, with a specialization in Disaster Management. She has 5 years of intensive field experience in rural as well as urban areas. Rishika joined Gandhi Fellowship where she has worked on implementing the School Excellence Program. After completing her fellowship, she worked as a Curriculum Designer where she designed and developed lesson plans for Spoken English and Personality Development.

Sugandha Dewan

Counselor


Sugandha has completed her Msc in Counseling Psychology from Christ University, Bangalore. She holds certification in Neuro Linguistic Programming &3 levels of Integrated Clinical Hypnotherapy from EKAA( formally California Hypnosis Institute of India). She has over
250 hours of supervised therapy experience with children, adolescents, parents and the elderly on emotional and behavioural issues, as well as severe mental health difficulties such as ( Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Learning Disabilities).
She has also worked on research projects including Procrastination in Emerging Adults and Parenting practices of Transgenders in India.

Anmol Grace

Program Coordinator


Anmol Grace has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Jesus and Mary College and a degree in Education from Maharshi Valmiki College of Education, Delhi University. She dreams of sowing seeds of change by volunteering in the community. She is currently working at PRATYeK as a Program Coordinator (Schools).

Sunil Gupta

Program Coordinator


Sunil Gupta holds a Master degree in Environment Studies & Resource Management from TERI School of Advanced Studies, Delhi. He has experience of working in the areas of environment, sustainability, and waste management. He is currently working at PRATYeK as a Program Coordinator (Earth Rights).

Chhaya Sethi

YASH Officer


Chhaya Sethi has done her graduation in B.A Hindi Hons from Jesus and Mary College. Currently, she is pursuing B.ed. She takes care of the YASH program in PRATYeK. She also works for the betterment of kids and their community through community engagement program.

Varsha Sunny

Resource Mobilizer


Varsha Sunny has completed her Master’s Degree in Social Work (Clinical and Community Practice) from CHRIST (Deemed to be) University, Bangalore. She also holds a Bachelors Degree in Sociology from Jesus and Mary College, Delhi. Varsha has a passion for Art and epicure. She works as a Resource Mobilizer in PRATYeK.