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Manju Reddy, Founder and Chairman of the Board

Ravi, Board Member

Vasantha C. Narayan, Board Member

Vasantha, was born at West Lafayette, Indiana. Her family moved to Bangalore India when she was still a child. In 1992, she graduated with a bachelor's degree in Commerce from Mount Carmel College, Bangalore India.

Vasantha worked as an accounting professional with various companies in India, most recently worked as the President of Comp.Prof.Acctng.Services. Prior to that, she worked for five years as the Property Accountant at Hines Interests, one of USA's biggest commercial property builders. She also worked as an Assistant CFO, at Alpha Home care. She retired recently after eleven years in the workplace.

Vasantha is passionate about volunteering for childrens charities and at the Indian Temple. She is excited to be on the Board of Arodhum International and looks forward to working with Arodhum's board members, its staff and Arodhum’s Scholars both in India, in USA and Internationally.

Ms. Malathi Rao, Advisory Board
With a post graduate degree from the Manasa Gangothri (Mysore University), Ms. Malathi Rao has been working as a senior lecturer at the PA First Grade College and Kalpatharu PG center, Tiptur, Karnataka for the last 20 years.  During her tenure as the NCC officer, her students have excelled in NCC training and she received Governor’s Commendation card for excellent service.  She also coordinates and conducts seminars and workshops for college lecturers working in rural areas and in distance education.  In addition, she volunteers her time mentoring and counseling rural students on issues related to higher education, mental health, and career choices.  She is acutely aware of social and economic issues facing young women and men studying in rural high schools and colleges.  She can be reached at malathirao@arodhum.org