Meet the team
Engagement and Outreach Lead
Welcome our inaugural team member, Runali Maniya, who will be taking on the role of Engagement and Outreach Lead.
She is an enthusiastic, empathetic and creative thinker who wants to inspire people to take action to contribute towards Sustainable Development Goals. She enjoys networking, pitching and delivering presentations for community development. She loves swimming, cooking and sharing vegetarian and vegan food.
Runali will be working on strategies to promote and expand YesEM’s core value of respect. Most importantly she will be developing new services to support our YesEM champions to turn their hope and aspiration to enrich other people’s potential through respect into action. Scaling up the positive impact where everyone matters!
Reach out to Runali if you have any questions or ideas.
Strategic Research and Planning Lead
Welcome Pranil Chitre who will be taking on the role of Strategic Research and Planning Lead.
He is a passionate urbanist with keen interest in urban sustainability and relevant built-environment disciplines. Possessing sound knowledge & qualifications in urban & regional planning as well as architecture/environmental design, he intends to apply his research & design skills to professional practice and contribute to facilitate strategic vision & objectives with efficacy. Being committed to continual professional development, he is determined to go an extra mile to progress his role & responsibilities as capability and experience permits.
Pranil will be working on investigating and developing an effective framework to translate UN SustainableDevelopmentGoals from global to local level. The framework aims to enhance awareness, amplify acceptance, encourage actions and inform future development for improved health & well-being of the community. He will also be leading the development of strategies to enable effective organisations and teams through building respectful interpersonal relationships and a positive sense of self.
Reach out to Pranil if you have any questions/ideas.