The Faces of Uplift

We are a passionate group of individuals developing innovative solutions to one of the world’s greatest problems: education inequality. We work tirelessly to empower children who deserve a second chance.

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Anish Patel

Founder & CEO

Favorite Book:
The Catcher in the Rye

Sejal Jain


Favorite Book:
The Giving Tree

Martin Barrow

Director of Strategy

Favorite Subject:

Rajvi Kamdar

Director of Curriculum Development

Favorite Teacher:
Ms. Santo

Kalpana Patel

Administrative Director

Favorite Subject:
English Literature

Anip Patel


Favorite Teacher:
Mr. Malloy

Sonam Shah

Marketing and Strategy

Favorite Book:
When Breath Becomes Air

Kunal Malkan

Director of Technology

Favorite Subject:
Computer Science

Rayna Shah

Director of Health Education

Favorite Subject:

Rohun Reddy

Director of Media

Favorite Book:
The Great Gatsby

Hursh Desaii


Favorite Book:
Nine Stories

Shamoli Patel

Volunteer Programs Administrator

Brinda Kathrani

Head of India Operations

Favorite Book:
Spiritual Parenting

Mona Shah

Director – Gujarat Operations

Favorite Subject:

Aparna Akunuru


Favorite Teacher:
Karuna Akunuru

Sonal Patel


Favorite Teacher:
Mrs. Kitchin

Richa Trikha


Favorite Book:
Three Little Words

Veronica Gadhok


Favorite Teacher:
Ms. Crotty

We are always on the search for talented individuals who want to help drive our cause. You can help unlock the doors to education for those who need it the most. Whether you want to join our strategy team or be a local teacher, there is always a way to help.

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