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Anandhi Yagnaraman
Chief Executive Officer

Anandhi Yagnaraman has been in the Education and Non-Profit sector for over 17 years. She began her career as a volunteer teacher in a school for visually impaired children and continued teaching, becoming the Head Teacher at The Akanksha Foundation. Subsequently, she joined the Akshara Foundation, designing and rolling out intervention programs in Mathematics and English across 1400 schools.

Prior to joining CSA, Anandhi was the Senior Director Operations of The Akanksha Foundation, where she led expansion and all non-academic functions across 20 schools in Mumbai and Pune.

Anandhi has a Masters in Educational Leadership and Management from the University of London. She has also completed the Executive Education program from Harvard Business School on Strategic Non-Profit Management.

The Team

Our team has a blend of professionals from the development sector as well as the commercial sector. We love what we do and our passion drives us to make an impact wherever we are!

CSA wouldn’t be what it is today without the incredible and dynamic team that works at the grassroots & support functions every day to catalyst social change.

Shweta Modi
Head – Programme & Operations


Shweta is a development sector professional with 15+ years of experience in the areas of Psychological Counseling, Program Management, and Human Potential Development. She always aspired to be a change force in the area of health, education, livelihood and creating a difference to human lives and experiences.

In her previous stints, she has worked with ‘Kaivalya Education foundation’ (CSR by Piramal group) and headed the Gandhi Fellowship Program for Mumbai location.

In her current role, Shweta is heading overall operations and programs across all 4 states. Her role encompasses management of CSA’s various programs, operations, staff development & recruitment.

Wilma Correa
Senior Manager – Development & Communication


Wilma has done her Bachelors in Microbiology from Mumbai University followed by a Post graduation from Welingkar Institute of Management, Mumbai. She is a seasoned professional with 15+ years of experience working in diversified roles both in the corporate & developmental sectors.

Her role involves driving fund raising initiatives, managing donor relations as well as planning & implementing internal and external communication for relevant stakeholders.

She is passionate about our work & believes in the adage ‘Living Life to the Fullest!’

Yogesh Govind
Senior Manager – Finance & Accounts


Yogesh is overseeing Finance & Accounts at CSA. He has done his MBA in Finance from Mumbai University and is pursuing ICWA. He has a total of 13 years work experience in the Developmental sector having worked in National and International organisations like Oxfam India and Alert-India.

He has completed 5 years in CSA and is additionally managing HR, IT & Administration tasks as well.


 


 


 


 

Anupam Subhadarshan
Senior Program Officer – Odisha


Anupam is a social work professional with 6 years of experience. After completing his Bachelors in Education from Utkal University, he started working as a Project officer at Swabhiman, a State level NGO working for the rights of persons with disability.

Currently Anupam handles program implementation & coordination at CCIs in Odisha. An accomplishment that is close to his heart at CSA is the movement of children from CCIs to the adoption stream. So far, 40 children have been declared legally free for adoption. This study is one of the first of its kind in India.

Deepesh Choukse
Program Manager – Madhya Pradesh


Deepesh is a social work professional with 14 years of experience in development sector majorly working in the field of child welfare. He has done his Masters in Social Work (MSW) from Devi Ahilya Bai University, Indore in the year 2004.

Deepesh has also worked extensively in the field of child protection, he was well known as the ‘master trainer of Juvenile Justice Act’, Integrated Child Protection Scheme and other children related laws and legislation.  Deepesh has been with CSA since 2014 in the capacity of Program Manager overseeing all CCIs in Madhya Pradesh.

Lucy Mathews
Program Manager – Pune


Lucy is a social work professional with 14 years of experience. After completing her Masters in Social Work from BVDU Pune, Lucy started working as Program Co-coordinator at CASP-CFN Pune.

After 5 years of experience, she joined CSA as a program officer and is currently working as Program Manager for Pune Location. Her major work experience is in child welfare & adoption in particular.


 


 

Mugdha Mouje
Senior Program Officer – Mumbai


Mugdha is a social work professional with 8 years of experience. After completing her Master’s in Education from SNDT Women’s University, she started working as a Project Assistant in Stree Mukti Sanghatana with women’s collective.

Then she worked with Resource and Support Centre for Development as a documentation officer. She started 6 Child Care Centres and expanded this project in Maharashtra. Mugdha joined CSA in 2016 & looks after program implementation in Mumbai.

Suchith Rao
Senior Program Officer – Goa


Suchith is a social work professional with 7 years of experience. After completing his Bachelors in Social Work from Rajgiri College of Social Sciences – Cochin, Kerala under Mahatma Gandhi University, he pursued his Masters in Social Work from Tata Institute of Social Science - Mumbai with specialization in Criminology and Justice.

Suchith joined CSA and started working as a management trainee. After a year, CSA expanded the scope of work into the state of Goa and since then, Suchith has been overseeing program implementation in the capacity of a Program Coordinator for Goa.