Vauhini is very passionate to improve and make a difference in the lives of the underprivileged children in India. She is responsible for building the team and setting the long-term strategy. She brings 30 years of global corporate experience and has held senior management positions at Fortune 100 companies in the US and Switzerland. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from India and a masters in Chemical Engineering from the US.
[Treasurer, Vice-president, Youth Programs & Sporting Events]
Rajesh has held several senior management positions at multinational companies in Switzerland and India. He is a Metallurgical Engineer with an MBA from The Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. avid sports person passionate about youth community development through sports, culture and music.
[Vice-president, Cultural & Community Events]
Aruna brings in 40 years of global corporate experience and has held several senior management positions at multinational companies in Switzerland. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering, and is passionate about Indian classical dance and music. She is actively involved in community activities and has been president of the Indian Association Baden for several years.
[Vice-president, Marketing & communications]
Manasa firmly believes in giving back to the society to create a positive impact. She does this by way of engaging with NGOs and spreading her passion for arts and music through her personal endeavors as far as possible. An Electronics and communications engineer currently pursuing her part-time masters, she has been a user experience designer for over 11 years in large multinational corporations.
The Akshaya Patra Foundation Switzerland chapter was founded in April 2020 by individuals of the Indian diaspora who believe in the core values of giving back to serve the socio-economically disadvantaged children in India. The main objective of TAPF Switzerland is to support the vision and initiatives of The Akshaya Patra Foundation in eradicating "Child Hunger" for underprivileged children in India by keeping them in schools and providing them education.
The Swiss Chapter has set an ambitious goal to sponsor one million freshly cooked nutritious, hot and healthy meals per year for the needy and underprivileged school children in India. This in turn enables to keep the children in schools and get a proper education and help realize their potential and dreams and thus help break the cycle of poverty