Team

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Mishti Verma

Mishti Verma  is an experiential corporate trainer and the founder of Inner Katha Interventions. She is also a playwright and experienced theatre director. Armed with a post graduation in Marketing Management from NMIMS, she has worked in diverse corporate and entrepreneurial roles.

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Faisal Poonawalla

Faisal Poonawalla is a serial entrepreneur, consultant and angel investor. He started his career in the early nineties when he joined the family business of supplying raw materials to the Metal Packaging Industry. The Group is a 100 years old this year and one of the largest players in the Metal Packaging Industry.

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Malhar Phadke

Designated as Event Manager at C.L.A.P, he has a B.Com degree from Mumbai University and has done a certified course of Events Management . He has achieved Visharad in Tabla, and has performed all over India with renowned artists like Zakir Hussain, Ustad Abdul Halim Zaffar Khan etc. He has composed music for several theatres plays, Musical performances and has been awarded as Best Musician at YouthFest, Gulzar Awards and many more.

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Sakshi Dhingra

With a flair of business development and eagerness to execute each task perfectly, C.L.A.P’s designated Marketing Manager has a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Media with a Post Graduate in Marketing, specialization in PR. She also owns an art brand of her own, and holds 40-odd certificates in Performing arts and sports. Apart from being a workaholic, Sakshi has also worked as child artist in Television series, and also expresses life through doodling, paintings and poetry.

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Ayesha Khan

A graduate of BSc. in Human Development specialisation in Developmental Counselling, she has specialised in children and adolescent behaviour, and also has a natural affinity towards them. She has worked with organisations like Institute of Exceptional Children, School for Special Children, St. Anthony Home for the Aged, Dongri Juvenile Home, and learnt about their behaviour and special needs. She has done internships in day care centres, worked for old age homes, and conducted personality development workshops in various schools.

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  • Mishti Verma is an experiential corporate trainer and the founder of Inner Katha Interventions. She is also a playwright and experienced theatre director. Armed with a post-graduation in Marketing Management from NMIMS, she has worked in diverse corporate and entrepreneurial roles.

    Trained under top international experts in expressive arts therapy and creative learning. She has conducted Inner katha programs with leading multinationals pan India such as Schneider Electric, Genpact, Barclays, Credit Suisse, Telenor, Schindler, Asian Paints, Indian Oil, Hexaware, Sony, Tata Motors, Hero Motors, Aditya Birla Group and others. She uses a combination of innovative learning methods such as applied psychodrama, poetry jamming, drum circles, expressive arts therapy, forum theatre and structured corporate training techniques.

    Mishti has extensively worked on women empowerment through her path-breaking workshops on self-identity, interactive theatre programs on gender sensitization and diversity.

    Her work has been featured in top media such as I diva, Femina, Mumbai Mirror, Mid-day, Hindustan Times, Asian Age, Human Capital, Radio One, NDTV and International Business Magazine – CAKE & WHISKEY. Her recent play Zubaan touches upon this very issue through a series of monologues from seasoned theatre artists including Tom Alter

  • Faisal Poonawalla is a serial entrepreneur, consultant and angel investor. He started his career in the early nineties when he joined the family business of supplying raw materials to the Metal Packaging Industry. The Group is a 100 years old this year and one of the largest players in the Metal Packaging Industry.

    Having cut his initial teeth trading in steel, polymers and paper in Mumbai and now armed with a Post-Graduation in Business Management and Foreign Trade from NMIMS, Mumbai, he moved to Dubai in the late nineties and helped diversify the geographical boundaries of the family business, with sales spreading in markets from Europe to East Asia.

    Over the years his business interests have diversified and now range from the trade in Metals, Textiles, Food, Cosmetics and Packaging Materials, to Performing Arts & Education and Business Consultancy.

    He has been involved in business advisory and consulting services to Startups since 2006 and over the last few years he has been actively pursuing the role of an Angel investor, identifying Startups that need mentoring and funds to grow to their next level.

    A foodie and cricket enthusiast he never misses an opportunity to try a new restaurant or cuisine and catch up on a match during his constant travels.

  • Designated as Event Manager at C.L.A.P, he has a B.Com degree from Mumbai University and has done a certified course of Events Management . He has achieved Visharad in Tabla, and has performed all over India with renowned artists like Zakir Hussain, Ustad Abdul Halim Zaffar Khan. He has composed music for several theatres plays, Musical performances and has been awarded as Best Musician at YouthFest, Gulzar Awards and many more.

    “C.L.A.P being an overall development center provides the ultimate one-stop destination for learning, developing and bringing out each and every individual’s skills” expresses Malhar on being a part of C.L.A.P’s team.

  • With a flair of business development and eagerness to execute each task perfectly, C.L.A.P’s designated Marketing Manager has a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Media with a Post Graduate in Marketing, specialization in PR. She also owns an art brand of her own, and holds 40-odd certificates in Performing arts and sports. Apart from being a workaholic, Sakshi has also worked as child artist in Television series, and also expresses life through doodling, paintings and poetry.

    “My goal is to bring traditional into non-traditional ideas that empower universally through art, both on a team and in a fun and creative environment.” says Sakshi about her experience at C.L.A.P.

  • A graduate of BSc. in Human Development specialization in Developmental Counselling, she has specialized in children and adolescent behaviour, and also has a natural affinity towards them. She has worked with organisations like Institute of Exceptional Children, School for Special Children, St. Anthony Home for the Aged, Dongri Juvenile Home, and learnt about their behaviour and special needs. She has done internships in day care centres, worked for old age homes, and conducted personality development workshops in various schools.

    “C.L.A.P has appealed to me as the perfect platform to harness my acquired experience, and in turn groom myself as an adept professional with the help of my always-supportive founders” says Ayesha, our Guidance Counsellor for children, single mothers, and senior citizens.