Board Members

Virendra Singh

He is a retired U.S. DuPont South Asia head, grew up in Anupshahr. Sam migrated to U.S. in 1963 and after completing his masters in 1965 he joined DuPont in their R&D Division. He worked at DuPont for 35 years where he held various leadership positions. After his retirement in 2000, he founded Pardada Pardadi Educational Society to work for the betterment of the girls and women in his native village.

Renu Singh

She works as an Attorney for the Social Security Administration. She lives in Fairfax, VA with her husband and 2 children. Renu has been part of PPES since its inception in 2000, and is a member of the USAG. She is currently working with the PPES's "Young Professionals" group, soliciting new volunteers and resources. In addition, she is also involved in planning the annual PPES Gala held in October every year.

Manish Agarwal

He is the President of Federal & Solution service.

Ena Singh

She works as a paralegal for a U.S Government contractor based in Fairfax, Virginia. She lives in Fairfax, Virginia with her husband, Neil and 2 sons, Eian and Vikram. Ena volunteers for PPES in the US working on fundraising and the annual PPES gala in October.

Neil Murphy

He is a marketing professional.

Sangeet Kumar

He is an agriculturist.

Lokender Pal Singh

He is a marketing professional with over 20 years of work experience. He is a Business Manager at Axalta Coating Systems India Pvt Ltd.


She has worked on several critical issues, like gender, rural development, child rights, education and fair trade. Having been a part of many international charities over her 28-year career, she is presently the CEO of Pardada Pardadi Educational Society. She has Master’s degree (MA) in Social Work. Her efforts and work in the social sector has been recognized many times. She has been an inspiration to many people in and out development sector. She has received many awards for her work nationally.

Kashi Nath Memani

He is a Chartered Accountant. He is former Chairman and Country Managing Partner of Ernst & Young, India and retired from there on 31st March 2004. Mr. Memani specializes in Business and Corporate Advisory, Foreign Taxation, Financial. He proves to be a strong support in managing PPES.

Kush Agarwal

He is retired healthcare executive and entrepreneur based in Chicago. He has been with PPES for a long time and is an active fundraiser for the organisation.

Badri Lal Agarwal

He is a Chartered Accountant with over 39 years of experience in various fields. After working with Union Carbide, he worked for over 20 years with Eicher Group of Companies (Auto & Engineering Company) in various capacities including as Managing Director of their holding Company-Eicher Good earth Ltd. He was with Bharti Group for more than 6 years. At the age of 55, Mr Agarwal decided to spend most of his time on philanthropic activities and joined Bharti Foundation and later PPES.

Sanjeev Gupta

Hi is an entrepreneur in real-estate, founder of several companies, and a consultant and trainer in the corporate and development sectors. He has hands-on knowledge of various businesses and worked extensively in multiple areas, including farming, scaling of projects and general management. Mr Gupta has also co-created numerous NGOs and makes time to volunteer, supporting small development initiatives. He also is an active participant in social and spiritual organisations.

Atul Kumar Singh

Hi is an Executive Engineer at Noida Authority in Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

Geeta Athreya

She is a social activist and a development professional who worked with UNICEF for over 20 years. She has extensive training experience in management. She has presented papers at several conferences and summits and has written articles on health issues and scenario in late 1980s and early 1990s.

Indu Singh

She is a homemaker and has been working as a volunteer with Pardada Pardadi Educational Society.

Nandita Shetty

She is an entrepreneur.