Nutrition 2021

Shraddha Deo Karlekar

Speaker at International Nutrition Research Conference 2021 - Shraddha Deo Karlekar
Shraddha Deo Karlekar
SNEH Foundation, India

Biography:

Ms. Shraddha works as a CEO at SNEH Foundation, India. She has been involved in end-to-end operations of the organization that works for Community based Malnutrition, maternal health, and Education. She has a special interest in community-based initiatives, research-based methodologies, and sustainable approaches to problems, especially while working in the urban slums of India which are the major focus areas of SNEH at the moment. She also believes that strengthening the existing systems, population control and spreading holistic awareness among the residents about healthcare is a must to have the sustainable impact of the community-based initiatives. 

 

Ms. Shraddha has completed her Masters in Clinical Psychology and has 11 years of experience of working in mental health. She was associated with a psychiatric hospital and a rehabilitation center for mental disorders and drug addiction. She has also worked with various special schools, K.E.M. Hospital, Poona Hospital, and Dr. Anjali Morris Educational and Health Foundation, an NGO working in the field of Specific Learning Disability and ADHD in Pune. She was heading the Maharashtra region’s team in her previous organization that worked for overall child development in various schools of Maharashtra. She has worked as a research associate with one of the leading psychiatrists in Pune. Shraddha currently serves on the state-level Mental health core committee headed by the disability commissioner of Maharashtra.

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