Our Leadership Team

Our Leadership Team

Dr. Wasundhara Joshi (Executive Director)

A paediatrician and former director of the Indian association SNEHA (Society for Nutrition Education and Health Action), Dr Joshi is a specialist in mother and child health. Dr Joshi taught and practiced paediatrics and neo-natal nursing for ten years. She then joined the public health sector by co-creating SNEHA, which seeks to improve women and children’s health in the slums of Mumbai.

Ms. Anuradha Iyer: Head of Department, Communications and Fundraising

Anuradha is the Head of Communications and Fundraising at Action Against Hunger. She comes with over twenty years behind her in advertising and banking industry.She looks after business development and donor relationships in Action Against Hunger.

She is an MBA from International Management Institute.In the past, she has led marketing teams in HSBC, Ericsson, Toyota and J Walter Thomson. 

Ms. Mousumi Gupta: Head of Department, Advocacy

Mousumi is the Head of Advocacy at Action Against Hunger. She has a rich experience of working in the field of public health & nutrition and development for more than 12 years. She has a Masters in Social Work from Visva Bharati University. She currently leads the advocacy initiatives in Nutrition both at national and state levels, and directs to the policy, media and political advocacy campaigns.

In her previous roles she has worked with Ministry of Women & Child Development, Voluntary Health Association of India, NIHFW, YWCA of India and CAPART.  

Ms. Meeta Mathur: Head of Department, Health and Nutrition

Meeta is the Head of Health and Nutrition at Action Against Hunger for its projects in Rajasthan and Jharkhand. She is a gold medallist in MSc food and nutrition and has over 12 years of experience in the field of nutrition and health. She takes care of the operations, design, formulation of the nutrition strategy and annual action plan for the organisation. 

In the past, she has worked with organisations like Save the Children, National Institute of Health & Family Welfare (NIHFW) (GOI), Voluntary Health Association of India (VHAI), Apollo hospital and Vandana Luthra Curls and Curves (VLCC).


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