Lily Foundation was created and inspired by a diverse team of caring individuals from all over the world. Their passion drives our mission on a daily basis and we thank everyone involved for the passion and dedication they bring to Lily Foundation.
Sraboni Lahiry, President
Titas Sarker, Vice President
Sreyoshi Sanyal, Secretary
Prasad (JP) Sarkar, Treasurer/ SMILE Administrator
Sabyasachi Basu, Director
Rajiv Roy, Director
Bhaskar Sarkar, Director
Basab Chatterjee, Honorary Director
Tuhin Chatterjee, Honorary Director
Anirudha Maitra, Honoraray Director
Amal Mukherjee, Honoraray Director
Tarapada Palit, Honoraray Director
Prasenjit Banerjee, President
Amal Mukherjee, Vice President
Subir Mitra, Secretary
Prasad (JP) Sarkar, Treasurer
Rajesh Patra, Asstt. Secretary
Sharmila Basu, Asstt. Treasurer
Basab Chatterjee, Advisor
Arup Choudhuary, Member and Mission Director, Western Region
Sraboni Lahiry, Member
Anirudha Maitra, Member
Aishawarya Sarkar, Member
Sraboni Lahiry holds a Master’s Degree in Comparative Literature from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, and Diplome de Langue from Alliance Française. Formally trained in dance, she performed professionally with Amala Shankar’s Dance Academy. She worked as a French translator and interpreter in Houston, Texas for several years. In 2005, her journey with Lily Foundation began. Since then, she has dedicated herself to her volunteering services in the Organization. She is married to Rana Lahiry and has two daughters, Meghna and Shreya and son-in-law, Zach.
Titas hails from the state of Gujarat in India and has been actively engaged with Lily Foundation for the past four years. He holds a dual Masters in Electrical Engineering and Marketing Research from the University of Texas at Arlington and is an analytics professional. Titas is passionate about the power of education playing a pivotal role in transforming lives. He equates every little activity done for Lily with a poor child taking a step forward in his or her education journey. He is an avid music lover and enjoys gardening and yoga for relaxation. He is married to Rinki Sarker.
Sreyoshi is a self motivated artist from Dallas, Texas and has been with Lily Foundation for the past four years. The aspect that attracted her to be a part and work for Lily is its very cause, which is supporting the education of under privileged kids in India and the dedication, warmth and humbleness of the leaders that drive the organization. Her areas of interest include writing, poetry, traveling, music and last but not the least art.
Jogeswari Prasad Sarkar
Jogeswari Prasad Sarkar remains the inspiration of the organization, as one of the principal founders. His occupation, or rather obsession, with Lily Foundation since inception has been helping the organization track the chartered path to the ideal. In his very private pastime Prasad tunes to Md. Rafi.
Born and raised in Calcutta, Bhaskar attended Narendrapur RamKrishna Mission school before getting his Masters from Jadavpur University, and currently works as a Software Architect in Dallas. Along with his 13 year old daughter Diya, he has been supporting Lily Foundation since 2008. Bhaskar recognizes that the opposite of poverty is social justice, strongly believes in Lily’s mission of breaking the cycle of poverty through education, and feels privileged to be a small part of this noble endeavor. In his leisure, Bhaskar competes in tennis and cricket leagues in Dallas, travels to nature destinations like national parks, and enjoys watching movies.
Sabyasachi has supported Lily Foundation since 2014 for their endeavor to support the economically challenged students in India. It gives him immense pleasure to be part of an organization that works relentlessly to kindle the light of hope to those individuals who have the ability to perform but are restricted by the economic barriers. He firmly believes that given the right opportunity and platform, they will break the barrier and do justice to their potential. Apart from his job and involvement with Lily Foundation, he loves to do fishing and reading,
Rajiv Roy has served as the VP of Business Development at Rudolph Technologies since June 2008. He has served in various leadership roles in August Technologies, STI and at TI. Mr. Roy has a B.Tech from IIT, Kanpur, and from the UT at Dallas, an M.S. in Math Sciences and a M.A. in Marketing. He is active in Chinmaya Mission Dallas, is married to Sonali Roy and has two grown sons Rahul and Rishi.