Core Team

Gulika Reddy (She/Her)

Founder

Gulika Reddy is a human rights advocate, and the Director of the International Human Rights Clinic at Stanford Law School. Reddy has conducted human rights advocacy around the world, including in India, Kashmir, Yemen, the Central African Republic, and Papua New Guinea. Her work has focused on inequality, discrimination, armed conflict, peacebuilding, and the role of education in unlearning bias and fostering inclusion. Most recently, Reddy was the Acting Director of the Human Rights Clinic and Co-Executive Director of the Human Rights Institute at Columbia Law School. Before joining Columbia Law School, Reddy worked with lawyers, non-profits, and academic institutions in India to prevent and respond to identity-based discrimination through litigation, legislative reform, and public education. Reddy received an MPP from Harvard Kennedy School of Government, where she was a Dubin Leadership Fellow, and an LL.M. from Columbia Law School, where she was a Human Rights Fellow. She can be reached at gulika@schoolsofequality.com  

Anshu (She/Her)

Director

Anshu is a cinematographer who graduated from the L.V. Prasad Film and TV Academy. She has worked as an Associate and Primary Camera Operator for a reputed cinematographer and 3-time National award winner Mr. Madhu Ambat. She currently works independently on advertisements, documentaries and feature films. 

Nritijuna Naidu

Director

Nritijuna has a master’s in environmental sciences with a specialization in environment education. She is a trained Montessori adult. She has previously worked with the Bombay Natural History Society (Hyderabad and Mumbai); ICRISAT (Niamey, Africa); ICFAI University (Hyderabad) and London Community Resource Network (London). She enjoys voluntary work in the fields of education and environment, but what she loves the most is working and spending time with children. She can be reached at nritijuna@schoolsofequality.com

Ranjani Ramanathan (She/Her)

Director

Ranjani is a Bachelor of Architecture from Anna University, Chennai, with over 12 years of experience working in the design industry, being surrounded by the nuances of gender stereotyping. Equipped with this, her passion for social justice and a desire to empower women and children, she has been an active team player for over 4 years, furthering our cause in multiple ways. What excites her most is being a part of the process of transformation that takes place through connection and dialogue while simultaneously promoting mutual growth. She is also a certified Holobody Coach and is undergoing a life coach certification.She can be reached at ranjani@schoolsofequality.org

Charlene Judith Pereira (She/Her)

Programme Manager

Charlene Judith Pereira is a student of Psychology, English Literature and Journalism from Mount Carmel College, Bangalore. She went on to pursue the Bhumi fellowship which works with low-income schools in Chennai toward Whole School Transformation. She works on-ground and interacts with students and different people every day. She believes that knowledge and education have the power to change the world. In addition to this, she is a musician and loves to engage with the varied forms of art. She can be reached at charlene@schoolsofequality.org