Priyam is a trained counseling Psychologist and a certified art therapy practitioner, She has worked extensively with people across ages and diverse communities. Her interests lie in Positive Psychology. She has also worked to design and deliver interventions that focus on enhancement of resilience, self – worth, motivation and well being of her clients. Priyam is also trained in Neuro linguistic Programming and Cognitive Analytic Therapy both of which contribute to her ability to understand, empathize and facilitate psychological interventions.
Gunjan been working as an Educationist and Drama Facilitator for about 12 years. She has worked with companies like Theatre Professionals and Pomegranate Workshop and a few NGOs working in the field of Education. She loves to paint and has been experimenting with Murals and painting on garments. She also loves to learn various martial arts. She has tried her hands at Kalaripattu, TaiChi and Aikido.
Dhruv is an undergraduate student studying English Hons. at Hansraj College. Ambitious, inquisitive and impassioned are the adjectives he uses to define the ‘positive’ side of his character.
Ardent about music, art and literature, he’s able to pursue the same through teaching the same. “The fruit of such volunteering has been utterly satisfactory, sweetened by amazing lessons for myself”, he claims.
Manasi is an applied theatre practioner, actor, and a freelance Japanese translator. She is also a certified Creative Arts therapist. She has worked as a drama teacher in schools, besides working with a few organizations that use theatre for change. She is currently learning to play the piano. Manasi loves beaches, animals and travelling.
Sukriti is currently pursuing her post graduation in psychology from Delhi University. She shares her passion for child psychology and education with music and is also a trained Hindustani Classical Vocalist. She was the founder and president of Daulat Ram College’s Music Society, ‘Alahyaa’, which is now among the top music societies in the DU music circuit. While she wants music to always be a part of her life, her future aspirations include working with children with special needs by establishing a centre with specialised interventions best suited for their continuous growth in education and life skills. As an intern in Aagaaz, she conducts music workshops along with others.
Kanika is currently working with Maynardleigh Associates and has been heading the Finance Department for more than 5 years. She’s an enthusiastic traveller who comes from a Commerce background. She used to exhibit her love for numbers as a part time teacher, imparting her knowledge of mathematics.
Adya is a Journalism graduate from Delhi University, and currently studies at JNU. Having indulged in various forms of visual arts like graphic design, mix media painting and photography herself, she strongly believes in the power of artistic expression to convey the ineffable and in its use as a tool for societal change and reconstruction. She also holds a keen interest in the study of social sciences particularly intersectional political theories, more recently in pedagogy and hopes to further specialize in it. Along with being a dynamic learning exchange, she sees the mentorship program as a big step outside her comfort zone.
Gayathri is a researcher (and aspiring true crime-writer), based in Delhi. She thinks ‘Elementary’ more than Sherlock and knows dogs better than humans. She loves singing, acting and generally showing off, on and off-stage.