Our Core Team

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Supriya Sankaran is the founder of Vayam and a Director of Ashoka Innovators for  the Public (India), the worlds largest network of social entrepreneurs driving systemic change. Over the last eight years at Ashoka, she led the Venture and Fellowship Program, through which she launched over 100 social entrepreneurs, redesigned Ashoka's Fellowship Support Program and co-created collaborative initiatives such as the Wellbeing Project.  Prior to joining Ashoka, she was a Principal Associate at Amarchand Mangaldas, New Delhi where she led several capital market transactions. A graduate of NALSAR University of Law, she also enjoys dancing Bharatnatyam. You can contact her at supriya@vayam.in.

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Keerthana Medarametla is the Leader of the Innovation Hub at Vayam. She completed her LL.M from Harvard University in 2018 where she focussed on gender and the law, criminal law, human rights and development. Prior to that she was a Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Constitutional Law, Policy, and Governance where she led the Prison Advocacy Project. She has a keen interest in solving for issues relating to access to justice and in creating a gender equity world. In her spare time, she dabbles with yoga and baking.  You can contact her at keerthana@vayam.in

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Vyjayanthi Mala is the Leader of our Open Data Judicial Platform. She has extensive experience in the IT industry across a variety of program management, software development life cycle and transformation roles, in organizations like Genpact and Accenture.  She went on to start her own venture, W'heal Our World, which is a unique Ridesharing app that gives users an opportunity to reduce pollution and traffic by ridesharing and also contribute to social organizations featured in the app. She has post graduation degrees in Business Administration, Computer Applications and Commerce.  She loves to sing, is an avid reader and an enthusiastic biker. You can reach her at vyjayanthi@vayam.in.


Co-Creation Team

We co-create our initiatives with carefully selected organisations that complement our perspectives, and skills. 

Thought Partners

Our partner organisations support us with resources, networks and thought.