The Team

The Tehelka 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:

IMG_8884Founder trustee of The Tehelka Foundation.
Connect with her on Facebook or mail her at – puneeta@thetehelkafoundation.org
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.

Dinesh Bhatt

Project controller of The Tehelka Foundation

Connect with him on Facebook or mail him at- dinesh@thetehelkafoundation.org
Dinesh has been working with the Foundation since its inception and his forte is production and management.


528792_10150708457111761_149037222_nSubhadra Kamath

Program Coordinator of The Tehelka Foundation

Connect with her on Facebook or mail her at- subhadra@thetehelkafoundation.org

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,the arts and is a food enthusiast.


485884_433879673296506_1239114942_nBhanu Mehta

Project Coordinator at the Juvenile Justice complex
Connect with her on Facebook or mail her at  bhanu@thetehelkafoundation.org

Bhanu is an MBA graduate who worked with us first at the Young Visionary 2007 as a volunteer, and recently quit her job as a financial consultant to work with us. She has been involved with the JJB project intensely and has been handling workshops and volunteers at the Waiting Room.