Advisor Meenaz Kassam inaugurating Igatpuri centre
Chairperson Dilbur Parakh with some of Aseema's oldest stude
Chairperson Dilbur Parakh
Trustee Nicola D receiving young achiever award
Trustee Nicola D with Pre Prim children

Name of the trustees

Aseema’s work is led by a team of four trustees with the guidance of a board of eminent advisors. They bring with them qualifications and experience from varied fields of work and share a common belief in the cause Aseema strives towards.

Our Trustees :

Ms. Dilbur Parakh

Chairperson and Trustee

Advocate, Human Rights Background
Former Legal Officer for Asia and the Pacific of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), Geneva, Switzerland


Ms. Neela Kapadia


Photographer, Documentary Film Maker


Ms. Preeti Kundalia


Chairperson – Prerna Foundation


Ms. Sharvari Dhobale


Director – TUNI Interiors

Our Advisors :

Ms. Anjali Patil

Head - Brand & Communications, BNP Paribas India


Ms. Ashu Suyash



Mr. Asoke Basak

Former Chairman, Maharashtra State Electricity Board


Mr. Behram Sabawala

Chartered Accountant
Chief Financial Officer, Tata Africa Holdings.


Ms. Bhaswati Mukherjee

Former Ambassador of India to UNESCO
Former Ambassador of India to the Netherlands


Ms. Farida Lambay

Co-founder & Trustee – Pratham
Former Vice Principal, College of Social Work, Nirmala Niketan, Mumbai


Ms. Feruzi Anjirbag

Development Communications Professional
Former Manager - AXIS, Xavier Institute of Communications (XIC), St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai


Mr. Fredun DeVitre

Advocate, High Court, Mumbai


Dr. Indra Munshi

Former Head of Dept, Sociology, University of Mumbai


Ms. Kalindi Muzumdar

Former Vice Principal, College of Social Work, Nirmala Niketan, Mumbai

Director, Sakhya, Anti-Dowry Cell, College of Social Work, Nirmala Niketan, Mumbai


Dr. Meenaz Kassam

Lecturer at American University at Sharjah
Former lecturer at University of Toronto


Dr. Mukul Pandya

Editor and Director, Knowledge@Wharton
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania


Mr. Rafiq Dada

Senior Advocate, High Court, Mumbai
Former Additional Solicitor General of India


Mr. Saeed Mirza

Film Director and Producer, Mumbai


Ms. Snehal Paranjape

Advocate, High Court, Mumbai
Experience in Human Rights Work