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.
Titas Sarker, President
San Banerjee, Vice President
Meghna Banerjee Sharma, Treasurer
Rima Chatterjee, Secretary and Director – Communications
Dr. Anish Ray, Director – Web and Social Media
Shaswatha Bandopadhyay, Director – Institutional Fund Raising
Jogeswari Prasad Sarkar, Director – Project administration
Sraboni Lahiry, Honorary 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
Titas has been actively engaged with Lily Foundation since 2012 in various roles. He holds a dual Masters in Electrical Engineering and Marketing Research from the University of Texas at Arlington and is an analytics and data science 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 an underprivileged child taking a step forward in his or her education journey. He is an avid music lover and enjoys reading, gardening, and yoga for relaxation. He is married to Rinki Sarker and has a son Ayansh (Rio).
San Banerjee – San strongly believes giving back to the society and has been actively engaged with Lily Foundation for last few years. He holds a Bachelor of Computer Science Engineering & Master’s Degree in Business Administration with specialization in Marketing from IIM India. His expertise stems from over 20 years of experience in management consulting, business strategy, digital channels and consumer marketing. He has held senior leadership roles in many Fortune 100 companies like Goldman Sachs, Barclays Bank and Humana.
He is married to Subha Banerjee and a father of two beautiful daughters and loves spending time with them. He loves running, traveling specially to the mountains, reading and an active blogger, speaker on various emerging business topics.
Meghna Banerjee Sharma
Meghna Banerjee Sharma has supported Lily Foundation since 2010 to break the cycle of poverty with the light of education . Coming from a family of educators she believes that education is a necessary skill that all children should be empowered with to build a successful and independent future. She has supported various fund raisers in the corporations she has worked for and also helped raise awareness about the foundation. She is a CA and CPA with a passion for driving change and looks forward to furthering Lily’s cause by serving on the Board.
Secretary and Director – Communications
Rima strongly believes that every child has a right to an education, particularly girls in the developing world. At the Lily Foundation, she found the opportunity to help underprivileged children, especially in her home state of West Bengal. With a Bachelor’s Degree in English from Calcutta University, she has worked as a teacher in India and in the retail industry in the US. Nowadays, Rima loves to take long walks with her four legged friend, Tim-tim who came to her home from an animal rescue center 7 years ago.
Dr. Anish Ray
Director – Web and Social Media
Anish grew up in Calcutta, India where he went to medical school. Presently he is a pediatric oncologist at Cook Children's Medical Center, Fort Worth, Texas where he lives with his wife Ayesha and 7 year-old daughter Uma. “Breaking the cycle of poverty through education”, the mission of Lily Foundation is what attracted Anish to its cause.
Director – Institutional Fund Raising
Shaswatha (Sandy) has 15+ years of experience in Greenfield mortgage line of business set up, Process Reengineering, Project Management, Operations, Risk, Business Continuity Planning, Quality & Compliance, Training & Development and Team Management within U.S. Mortgage domain. Shaswatha has hands on experience of managing large teams (550+ Associates) catering to multiple mortgage functions – Originations, Underwriting, Fulfillment, Pre Closing, Closing, Post Close Audits and Repurchase.
Prior to Mortgage, Shaswatha has 8 years experience in the Hospitality Industry in Management Cadre. Shaswatha has completed his PGDBA Finance from Narsee Manjee Institute of Management, Mumbai after his graduation and Hotel Management. He is a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt, from QAI India.
Based out of Dallas, TX, Shaswatha is passionate about shooting, represented his state in National games and regularly participates in Texas State and club level competitions.
Jogeswari Prasad Sarkar
Director – Project administration
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.