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OUR TEAM

The growing KickOff Solutions family

GIRL LEADERS' COUNCIL

OSCAR Foundation, Mumbai, Maharashtra

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Saba Khan

Founder of an award-winning nonprofit called HOPE Foundation for promoting sports among middle-aged women, Saba is presently employed with United Way, Mumbai.

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Gothiniyagi

UPAI, Auroville, Tamil Nadu

A passionate Ultimate Frisbee player and dancer, Gothai is pursuing her dreams of becoming a dance professional by studying dance at an academy in Switzerland.

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Isha Sillare

Slum Soccer, Nagpur, Maharashtra

A passionate activist promoting sports for girls across multiple communities, Isha recently graduated with distinction in statistics, and is preparing to enter the Indian Army.

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Kajal Kumari

YUWA, Ormanjhi, Jharkhand

A student of Environmental Studies at Azim Premji University, Bangalore, Kajal has been an inspiring football coach and a mentor for other girls for environment-focused solutions.

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Anandita Behera

Pro Sport Development, Bhubaneswar, Odisha

A firebrand orator and die-hard football captain, Anandita is graduating in Commerce, and aspires to become a sociologist & social reformer.

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Priyanka Munda

Aahan Foundation, Lepsar, Jharkhand

A brilliant painter, Priyanka became a calisthenics expert despite having no role models purely on passion, and is an unassuming & determined leader in her village.

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Diakassan

ACFA, Bamako, Mali

An academic top ranker and part of the Mali junior nation leams for taekwondo and fencing, Diakassan aspires to be a role model as an entrepreneur and fencing world champion.

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Anjona Majhi

Playquity, Chabua, Assam

Anjona is someone whose life turned around with an Ultimate Frisbee, since having been a coach for coaches across three states, and today leading her coaching academy.

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Jolina Marak

WAY Foundation, Mawiong, Meghalaya

Jolina has been a stand-out Child Rights awareness activist, getting selected for the 2019 US Sports Visitor Exchange Program. She is presently graduating in Political Science.

CORE TEAM

Founder & Executive Director

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Anand

Co-founder and Operations & Partnerships Lead

Anand is the co-founder and manages Kickoff Solutions non-profit partnerships. Girl leader Development efforts. He is Personally indebted to sports and has been a Googler since past 14+ years.

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Anushree

Co-founder and Communications Lead

Anushree leads Communications Design & Execution at Kickoff Solutions outside her day job at Google. She is passionate about equity of access & opportunities, particularly in education.

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Indu

CEO & India Lead

A passionate advocate for women empowerment and leadership development. She has dedicated her career to supporting and uplifting women through her work and dedication while working with All India Football Federation for 14+ years.

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Subrotah

Subrotah is the founder and CEO of Kickoff Solutions. An avid soccer player in college and a youth soccer coach in his earlier life. He's a Global Sales Operations Lead at Google.

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Indranil

Co-Founder & CSR Partnerships Lead

Indranil is a Co-founder and CSR Partnerships Lead. An avid Golfer, Passionate follower of Latin & European Soccer. He is currently the Corporate Business Development Heat at Aquatech international.

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Anupriya

Storytelling Lead

Anupriya coordinates Brands and Fundraising communications at Kickoff Solutions. A Googler by the day, she is also a passionate advocate for equity of access and representation especially across the gender spectrum.

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Megna 

Safeguarding Practice Lead

Megna is a Sales Leader at Google with experience across consulting, sales, operations & digital marketing. She has represented India in Ultimate Frisbee and has been the president of Ultimate Players Association of India.

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Pinki Kumari

Insights Gathering & Skilling Coordinator

Schoolteacher: Pinki is a sports enthusiast and linguist, and is completing her B.Ed. as she builds on her expanding array of skills & qualifications.

ADVISORY BOARD

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Anubhuti

In-Country Representative at Malala Fund. Technical Consultant with 15 years of experience in research and program management.

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Carla

Carla is an Advisory Board Member at KickOff. Has been U20 Colombian National team player and in NCAA Div I with BYU. She is an Attorney by profession and a TV on-air broadcaster & Media Relations Manager for Utah Royals FC.

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Meenu

VP, Global Communications & Public Affairs, Google APAC. PR and communication industry professional for over 30 years, playing the role of a trusted adviser and business leader. Played Basketball for India

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Nandini

CEO, Design for change, India. Design for Change (DFC) is a global movement that started in 2009. Use of Design Thinking to enable 21st Century + Life skills in young people aged 10 to 24, with simple, experiential and child friendly 4 step process; FEEL, IMAGINE, DO-SHARE (FIDS)

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Mohan

Mohan is an Advisory Board Member at KickOff. Founder & CEO of Project Embrace, a healthcare nonprofit, he is also the co-founder & President at Edefi Capital, a crypto hedge fund

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Ramesh

Ramesh Nagapuri is an Advisory Board Member at KickOff. Dronacharya Awardee, National Coach & Senior athletics coach at Sports Authority of India, he trained many Arjuna awardees like Dutee Chand, Satte Geetha, M.R. Ponamma and J Deepthi

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Sujit

Youngest Additional Director General at Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010. Founded Sequoia Fitness and Sports Technology (fitness365) with the vision of creating a Grassroots Sports and PE Program for 300 million school children in India. Secretary at Sports, PE, Fitness & Leisure (SPEFL) skill council.

FUNCTIONAL ADVISORS

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Jayashree Oberoi

Jayshree has worked with national/international NGOs and governments in India and the US in school development, environmental conservation, socio-emotional learning, people development, and project management.

Senior Director - The Akanksha Foundation

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Sanjeeta Agnihotri

Sanjeeta is a Human Centered Design + Design thinking expert, having worked with UNICEF, WHO, BMGF, American Cancer Society, Bernard van Leer Foundation, Ashoka University, George Washington University, EngenderHealth, and Population Foundation of India.

Director - Center for Communication & Change India

M&E CONSULTING TEAM

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Anuradha Mukherjee

Anuradha Mukherjee has a degree in journalism, and is a senior development sector leader with over 30 years of experience with deep expertise in areas related to gender, children, HIV, safeguarding and media.

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Chaitali
Dasgupta

Chaitali Dasgupta has over 18 years of experience in gender studies, project implementation, research & documentation, media advocacy and peer education with orgs like NAZ Foundation, Centre for Advocacy & Research, IFSHA, PwC and Delhi University.

STORYTELLING PARTNERS

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Aritro
Mukherjee

Aritro is a brand design expert who focuses on visual storytelling to build brands that resonate and inspire. He's been Kickoff Solutions logo, product & video design consultant, and also runs an online t-shirt boutique named Jitters.

Design Consultant

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Team
Sportist

Sportist is a Creative Strategy Agency that aims to build the most ambitious brands in Sports. Aiming to provide business solutions intersecting between sports, business and art, the team works with India's leading sports academies and organisations.

Web Design &
Social Media Partner

SKILLING PARTNERS

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Enabling Girl Leaders Through Sport

And creating hero stories of underprivileged girls who play.

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