Taru Saxena

Ms Taru Saxena is the Managing Director of St. Anjani’s Public School, a co-educational CBSE school at Rajajipuram, Lucknow established in 1976. She is also a core member of the prestigious EduExcellence programme being run by IIT Delhi, Department of Management Studies, for promoting transformational leadership in schools in collaboration with education departments of Australia, USA and UK. She is also the Chairperson of St. Anjani’s Cricket Club registered with Cricket Association Lucknow ( CAL).

Taru Saxena has been trained from State University of NEW YORK OSWEGO and is a professionally qualified lawyer specialising in Consumer Protection and is a member of Lucknow Bar Association. She is a senior partner in MAX LAW FIRM, one of the most reputed firms of corporate lawyers in Lucknow.

A trained and certified counselor, she has her own counseling firm Thinking Tree Counseling Solutions to counsel and guide adolescents. She is a member of many committees for prevention of sexual harassment of women at the workplace. Having been one of the finalists of LEAD INDIA by The Times of India, from Lucknow, her leadership skills are exemplary and she has been honored with a number of awards for being a young achiever and a distinguished edupreneur. She was felicitated by Shri Anupam Kher on International Women’s Day for outstanding woman achiever award.

She is an accomplished poet and writer and also a car rally driver and has won prizes in various car rallies.


Pooja Kashyap

A science graduate from Isabella Thoburn College, Pooja believes in goodness of people and leading a life of purpose. She strives to be a clear-minded, honest and peaceful human being. She is motivated by high standards, deep discussions and wide perspectives. She is at Project KHEL to explore herself and to push her own boundaries. She feels Project KHEL has given her opportunities to grow as a person. Learning life-skills comes as a bonus for her and so does the ‘happy’ times spent with kids, while playing.

Sanyam Bijani

Sanyam is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree IBU Business Administration from the University of Lucknow. He firmly believes that the purpose of life is not to be happy; it is to be useful, to be honourable, to be compassionate and to make some difference that you have lived and lived well.
Project KHEL’s sensitivity and perspective building approach for both children and the educator got Sanyam here in the first place and the organisation’s gender equality approach matches his values.