South Asia ● India

Pune Hub

The Global Shapers Community Pune Hub comprises of young change makers from different fields working together to imporve the state of their local communities. We are passionate about creating sustained change in our community and do this through various projects that we run. Our projects include:

1.Project eSlums : This intervention addresses the last mile access to governance mechanisms for improved lives in the most marginalized communities of the city. This was selected amongst the 50 top projects across the world in the Shaping my City's Future Challenge.

2.Project Connect : This is a long term and systemic intervention in partnership with public and private schools . Here we facilitate interaction between students from different socio-economic backgrounds throughout the academic year through fun activities. This project won the Gandhi Change Award 2017 for the Best Hub Project at Shape South Asia '17 in Bhopal.

3. CDI : Through this project, we run a community developemnt index in Pune to understand the pulse of the residents and get their inputs on the current state of development in the city.

4. Bal Guru : Project Bal Guru aims to teach under served and marginalised school students skills that are not part of their academic curriculum. Our members facilitate sessions on computer literacy, basic finance, environment and more in schools in a slum in Pune.

5.Sustainable Weekends: Through this project, our members aim to create awareness about sustainable living in the community. Here, we conduct workshops and information sessions in small communities and in educational institutes.

6. Treellionaire : The Pune Hub collaborates with various local stakeholders and organisations to conduct tree plantation drives in different areas of the city.

17 members


Sudarshan Mahajan

Founder and Partner

@ Gofigito Educorp LLP

Anupam Bhoi

Mergers & Acquisitions - Tax Analyst

Pratik Datey


@ LetsRISE

Sarang Ganoo

Co founder and designer

Shubham Gupta

Head - Investments

Naim Keruwala

Programme Manager, Governance

@ Avantha Group

Nilesh Mali


Ajitkumar Mekhale

Public Relations Officer

Rohit Nayak

Co-founder and Director

@ EcoAd

Pravin Nikam


@ Roshni Foundation

Sudhir Shripad Deshpande

Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer

@ Ecoad Marketing and Promotion Pvt Ltd

Simran Suri


Samana Tejani

Director, Operations

@ Gits Food Products Pvt. Ltd

Aafreen Sulaiman Ali

HR - Administrator

Mehak Malhotra

Research Associate

Trishla Talera

Founder & Director

Founding Curator

Anshoo Gaur

President and Head

@ Amdocs India

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