About us

Priyanka Malhotra

Priyanka Malhotra

Co-Founder

Priyanka Malhotra is the Managing Trustee of Nipman Foundation and Director HRD at Nipman Fastener Industries.

Her personal experiences and the challenges she faced as the mother of a son with a disability inspired her to gain skills and work in the disability sector. She founded Nipman Foundation in 2012, a non-profit organisation which works to provide health and education facilities to people with disabilities and the underprivileged.

In 2015, Priyanka presented a report titled ‘Disabled Friendly Railways’ to the Railway Board Restructuring Committee chaired by Dr Bibek Debroy. She has also worked with the Election Commission to make the electoral process disabled friendly. She was awarded the Karamveer Award 2015 for ‘Best Social Entrepreneur’ by The International Confederation of NGOs (iCONGO) for her commendable work in education and disability.

Priyanka is an active member of the Inner Wheel Club (NOIDA) of which she had served as the Vice President. She is the editor of Navdeep, the Rotary Club, Noida’s publication.

Priyanka is an alumnus of Lawrence School, Sanawar and Punjab University. She has a post-graduate degree in Counselling Psychology from Amity University.

  • Pravin Malhotra

    Pravin Malhotra is Chairman and Managing Director of the Nipman Group. Nipman manufactures Automotive Fasteners, Cold Forged Components and Steering System Components (in collaboration with Il Ryung, Korea) for the automotive industry.

    He was a member of the National Executive Committee of ACMA and Co-chaired the RAW Material Committee. At ACMA, he has been a mentor to various industry cluster programs to develop industry in the SME sector. He has represented Indian industry interests as part of business delegations to several countries.

    Malhotra is a passionate philanthropist and an active Rotarian.

  • Peter Griffin

    Peter Griffin is a writer and journalist. He has lived in various parts of India, but came of age in Bombay, and still calls it home, though he lives next door, in New Bombay. He does not remember a time when he was not interested in things that help people living with disability live life more fully, perhaps because his brother lived with several, and needed a wheelchair for mobility.

  • Mary Therese Kurkalang

    Mary Therese Kurkalang is an Art Manager and Communication Consultant. She started her career in 1995 working with people with disabilities before moving to the arts and publishing.

    She set up an independent practice, KHUBLEI, in 2012 through which she works across disciplines — culture, art and books. KHUBLEI has a special focus on human rights related projects.

  • Madhu Khatri

    Madhu Khatri is Associate General Counsel at Microsoft India since 2011, prior to that she was General Counsel at Wipro and also worked at GE Health and PwC. Khatri completed her masters at the Columbia Law School and is an expert in Corporate Law and Intellectual Property.

  • Jai A. Dehadrai

    Jai A. Dehadrai is an Advocate in the Supreme Court of India & Delhi High Court. He is currently working as Counsel in the Office of the Additional Solicitor General of India - Mr. ANS Nadkarni, and is Managing Partner at Dehadrai & Co. He practices Civil & Criminal Litigation and is an expert in Startups, E-Commerce and General Corporate Legal Support. He has been practicing since 2011.

    Dehadrai studied law in University of Pune and the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Ishita Anand

    Ishita Anand is the Founder and CEO of BitGiving. A self confessed geek, Anand was quick to be bitten by the technology startup bug and started her first venture at an early age of 22. Passionate about making impossible dreams come true, through her fin-tech venture, she envisions revolutionising crowdfunding in India.

    An erstwhile film-maker, Anand is an alumnus of Lady Shri Ram College. She is also affiliated with the Lean In Foundation and is heading the circles for Women Entrepreneurs in India.

  • Anish Chandy

    Anish Chandy heads business development at Juggernaut Books. He is the founder of the Labyrinth Literary Agency, and was a Senior Commissioning Editor at Penguin Random House. Prior to his publishing sojourn, he was a business intelligence consultant with Infosys for North America. Chandy has an MBA from T.A. Pai Management Insititute, Manipal.

    He is co-founder of WikifyIndia, a non-profit which offered an online platform to combat India’s tedious Government to Citizen bureaucracy. His other passions are slow travel, martial arts, and the stock market.

Mary Therese Kurkalang

Consultant

mary@nipmanfoundation.com

Shreya Chadha

Co-ordinator

shreyachadha@nipmanfoundation.com