OUR TEAM

Baton Of Hope is an entirely student run organization. Meet our team!

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Adya Bhargava

Founder, CEO

Adya is an incoming freshman at Cornell University. She plays badminton and has been ranked 19th overall in India for it. Adya founded this organization in 2019, when the unfortunate financial situation of one of her close friends insired her to try and help them out.

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Tanvi Jain

Core team member,
head of communications and relations

Tanvi is a 12th grader from The Shri Ram School Aravali. She plays basketball at the state and CISCE national level. She loves trying out new things and talking to new people and wants to pursue a career in Economics. 

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arnav sharma

head of media

Arnav is a graduate from The Shri Ram School Aravali. He is a filmmaker, photographer, and graphic designer. He loves playing cricket and wants to pursue a career in Filmmaking.

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Siddhant rai

Siddhant is a 12th grader from The Shri Ram School Aravali. He has played football at the national level and does athletics competitively. He loves researching new topics and loves learning languages.

core team member

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Ira lath Gupta

core team member, Head of ict

Ira is a 12th grader from the Shri Ram School Aravali. She has played football at the state level and basketball at the regional level and enjoys long-distance running.  She also likes coding and is extremely passionate about animal rights.

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Dhwani Kitchlue

advisor

Dhwani is a national level football player, who was most recently the Head of Marketing at Padukone Sports Management.

An alumnus of Columbia University, she is extremely passionate about this cause, and has even started a scholarship for footballers in Delhi!