Executive Body

Aambra Foundation has an extremely distinguished Executive Board comprising eminent citizens of society.

Vinita Bakshi

Founder , AAMBRA Foundation
Vinita is an alumnus of Delhi School of Economics, an author and a social entrepreneur.

She has founded a nonprofit organization- Aambra Foundation, with a vision towards women empowerment. Her focus Project She Speaks,is a triannual seminar series. And the policy advocacy takes the form of gender focused programmes that highlight themes dealing with the issues faced by the contemporary South Asian women.

Vinita has a passion for literature and writes fiction and non-fiction, bilingually. She has recently released her debut work of fiction, 31 Miles with Rupa. The book was released by Nandana Sen in Jaipur Literature Festival 2017. The book has been widely covered and reviewed by national and international media, senior journalists, and cinema personalities such as, writer director Imtiaz Ali, ITV New York, Huffington Post, DD National, The Hindustan Times, The Hindu, The Pioneer, The Statesman, The Tribune, The Asian Age, The Millennium Post, The News Now, The Different Truths, Savvy, Urban Asian and many other big and small newspapers and magazines. She is part of the regular festival circuit and has been a panelist at Jaipur Literature Festival, World Book Fair, London Stardust Show and Delhi Literature Festival besides other prestigious forums. She is currently working on sequel of 31miles and will soon be publishing her debut Hindi novel, ‘Bindu ka Dayra’ on a women centric theme. She also regularly contributes to Evesly, women’s portal of Indian Express.

She is currently the Director of National Institute of Jewellery, a Govt. of Delhi undertaking.

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Mrs. Nirmala Sharma

President, Chairperson and Managing Trustee

Mrs. Sharma is an alumnus of the 1st batch of Lady Shri Ram College for Women, University of Delhi, and an educator of eminence for 40 years.