Project Baala is a social enterprise providing anyone who menstruates with affordable and reusable menstrual pads while normalising conversations about periods. It works with partners who can sponsor the costs of outreach and distribution drives at schools in India, and has held over 1,100 workshops all over India, and given out 900,000 reusable pads as of June 2022.
Soumya, the Founder, is an economics graduate from the University of Warwick. She has extensive experience in the development sector with stints at 3IE and projects in Ghana, South Africa and Haryana. She is a trained classical singer and painter and has a deep love for running. You could find her in the office snacking on new weekly obsessions or cracking really bad jokes.
ARADHANA RAI GUPTA
Aradhana, Co-Lead, is an MBA graduate from Cornell University. She has worked with multinationals such as P&G and EY in their marketing and risk advisory departments. Her work on sustainability leadership at the University of Cambridge brings valuable expertise to the project. She brings music to the team with her piano and ukulele. It is also unlikely to not catch her singing or talking about food when you visit the office!