Abhishek is the “Gyaan Guru” and the “Sutradhar” of EarthJust. A consultant at heart and by professional experience, he loves to advocate, and champion for natural farming, empowerment, and surplus management close to his heart. MBA & part CA by degree, he has worked as an entrepreneur for past few years, and as a strategy consultant with PWC, ECS & Capgemini. He’s settled and working in Solan for past 3 years.
Priya is the “Annadata” of EarthJust. She loves to dance, cook and feed people. From Kunihar, she is the first one in her family to move out of her village and stay independent. She is keen to and is actively learning English and Computers at EarthJust, and is responsible for general housekeeping & kitchen.
Sarika is the “in-house DJ” and counsellor, MIS & Goonj Coordinator at EarthJust. She is from Kinnaur and loves to dance & listen to music. She earned her professional degree from IGNOU and has worked for 5 years as an Operational Executive(PMKVY ) for C-Dac centre /ISS Skill Centre, Solan.
Shruti is the “visiting faculty” at EarthJust. She is an educator & environmentalist, learning to live in harmony with self, others & nature. Settled in the hills, she loves to read, write and is passionate about understanding & creating positive change. She is a TFI alum, has earned her professional degree from NMIMS, Mumbai, and worked for 8 years as a marketer for organizations like Bharti AXA, Titan, Lowe Lintas etc. before moving to the development sector. She has been working actively in the education sector for past 5 years.
A postgraduate from Delhi School of Economics, Alpana Taneja has worked in a variety of different roles across industries that require her strong analytical capabilities and networking skills. She began her career as an equity research analyst in Investment Research and Information Services Ltd.(IRIS) and then moved on to credit and fraud data analytics for credit card portfolios in American Express and GENPACT. She is experienced in handling large datasets, SAS programming, strategy implementation and data modelling techniques. She worked as a consultant in a KPO for a short period and then took up a knowledge management role in Moser Baer, interacting with the senior management across functions/businesses, understanding their knowledge needs, creating market intelligence report as per the knowledge needs and designing their knowledge management portal.
Garima is a certified functional fitness expert & freelance trainer based out of Mumbai; training adults, celebrities, young athletes and kids. She is also working as a master trainer with IFAA, a trainer & brand ambassador with Nike India and a functional fitness trainer on television shows for ‘Tata Sky Fitness’. Garima was a participant in – India’s Asli Champion hosted by Suneil Shetty on ‘& TV’ in 2017. She is a business woman turned fitness coach. She worked as Director Marketing in Sangeeta Industries (sheet metal manufacturing unit) for 8 years before moving on to pursue her interest in health & fitness. Garima is an ACSM certified Marathon trainer, a Stott Mat Pilate Trainer and a youth fitness trainer (Certified from ACE, USA). She has a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and is an MBA. She represented her school team till National Level in various sports. Her vision is to imbibe the true meaning of a healthy body and mind (for life) in people across age groups.
Gaurav is an accomplished aligner and has an extensive work experience of 20+ years. He carries a wide experience of 14 years with P&G and has also been part of the strategic management team at Boutique and Greenply Industries. Has always been passionate about training/building capability, and got ample opportunities to train and be trained on required skills. Having shouldered responsibilities from front-line sales to business management and operations, he brings a wealth of corporate experience which reinforces his skills to impact and connect with the audiences. Has a strong hold on hardcore business fundamentals, communication, system, processes, distribution management, go to market, team management, selling skills, building organization, brand launches, strategic planning, and multi-functional operations. He is a Man of Passion and Purpose, is high spirited with a positive approach. He holds a Master’s degree in Mathematics and Economics, and PGDBM in Marketing.