Our Team

Board of Directors

T. Rajkumar

T.M Rajkumar, Director/Member Trustee

Rajkumar joined the India board in 2009, after working as the CEO of Families for Children (FFC) orphanage. At FFC, Rajkumar became connected with the founding partners of GPS and wholeheartedly supported their mission to start a new school for children living in poverty. Rajkumar believes GPS is fine tuned to today’s complex problems while being a temple of learning for children living in poverty.

Kamla Saha

Kamla Saha

Kamla Saha owns and operates a small agriculture company and works locally in social services. She joined the India board in 2009 while working with Families for Children and felt compelled to get involved in providing a holistic education to the community. She feels very privileged to have seen the school grow from an idea to what it is today.

Shankar Vanavarayar

Shankar Vanavarayar

Shankar is the President of Kumaraguru Institutions and Suddha Sanmarga Nilayam Institutions, two educational conglomerates dedicated to enhancing the lives of thousands from underprivileged backgrounds. He joined the board in 2014 because he saw VCF and GPS share his belief in the power of education to help marginalized children reach their potential. He is thrilled to be a part of GPS’ growth and to work with people who truly understand the value of empowering others.

Sadhana V.Shankar

Sadhana V.Shankar

Sadhana is a civil lawyer and senior partner at M/s Ramani & Shankar. Sadhana strives for an ethical practice, ensuring the law always supports the common person. Sadhana also organizes Medical and Art of Living camps at the Central Prison for prisoners and their families, and has been a voluntary teacher at a local high school. She is honored to serve as a trustee at GPS and to witness the transformational growth in the community and the children.