Team

Head

Vaibhav

Vaibhav Chauhan

Vaibhav has trained in managing and conserving heritage. A founder member of Sahapedia, he is its secretary and is responsible for resource development and operations. Vaibhav has top-up degrees in sustainable tourism, digital marketing, IPR, CSR and management from institutions that include IIT-Bombay, National Law University and Harvard Business School. He has worked with the National Mission for Manuscripts and Sangeet Natak Akademi. His passion is to leverage technology to reach travellers, students and enthusiasts. He curates specialised tours in north India, and created India’s first Mobile App (Android) on museums.

Web Development

Dharmendra

Dharmendra Sharma

Dharmendra is Senior Web Developer with Sahapedia. He is responsible for the smooth running of the Sahapedia website and developing new projects. He holds an engineering degree in Computer Science and Engineering. Dharmendra has more than seven years of experience with different industries like publishing, education, NGO and travel. He is a traveller at heart and wants to explore the Himalayas on his Bullet.

Amit

Amit Kumar Aman

Amit is a Technical Consultant with Sahapedia. An Information Technology graduate from Indian Institute of Information Technology Allahabad, he is a full-time coder, Web enthusiast and is continuously stimulated by new technology and challenges. He is responsible for the smooth running of Sahapedia’s website and works on the Museum Mapping and Cultural Mapping projects initiated by Sahapedia.

Wadiya

Wadiya Fatima

Wadiya is a Technical Consultant at Sahapedia. She has completed her Bachelor of Technology degree in Computer Science and Engineering, and is currently pursuing an MBA from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. She likes to write and research on the varied and overlapping domains of technology, business, environment, mental health and social issues. Her interests include reading and travelling.

Design

Pratyush Kashyap

Pratyush is a Visual and Sound Designer, working in the fields of Graphic Design, Branding, Illustration, Interaction, User Experience, Exhibition Design, Music Production and Sound Design with over 10 years of Industry Experience. He has worked both with national and International clients - in Corporate Sector, Startups, MSMEs and Not for Profit Institutions. He studied at and now is, a visiting faculty at the National Institute of Design.

Operations

Shweta

Shweta Keshri

Shweta is the Senior Outreach Manager at Sahapedia. She studied Psychology at Amity University, Noida, and went on to pursue a master’s degree in Art, Design and Communication from the CEPT University, Ahmedabad. She has worked in national and international media houses in the capacities of journalist and copy editor. She was a gymnast growing up, and in her free time, likes to write short stories.

Moby

Moby Sara Zachariah

Moby works as a project coordinator for outreach and awareness programs at Sahapedia. Moby holds a postgraduate degree in history, and enjoys exploring and learning about historical places and sites. She enjoys research and conducting heritage walks, as she feels there's no better feeling than gaining knowledge and sharing it with people. She loves ruins and the charm they have and is most interested in Islamic history and monuments. When she's not conducting heritage walks for Sahapedia, Moby likes singing with her Church choir or playing badminton.

Priya

Priya Poddar

Priya is a Project Coordinator for the Outreach team at Sahapedia, as a part of which she handles Museums of India. She graduated in Physics from the University of Delhi, and has, since, expanded her interests horizontally into heritage, culture, food and film photography. She has led heritage walks in Khari Baoli, and has a collection of lost passport-sized photographs she finds on the metro.

Soniya

Soniya Kanchan

Soniya is a Digital Communications Manager at Sahapedia. A native of Jodhpur, she studied Journalism and Communication at Manipal University, Bangalore, and received a postgraduate diploma in Advertising and Public Relations from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Delhi. She has worked with organisations like CNBC Network-18, WAT Consult, and Vibgyor Brand Services, and has volunteered with the Snow Leopard Conservancy in Ladakh. She hopes to travel the world someday, and capture captivating stories from across the globe.

Business Development

Rahul

Rahul Yadav

Rahul is the Digital Communications Manager at Sahapedia. A graduate from SSCBS with a specialization in Marketing, he has previously worked with start-ups like Grofers and Paytm. He loves running, watching sci-fi movies, and can often be found with a guitar in hand. He is also writing a book which, he hopes, will be published soon.

Mrinal

Mrinal Sony

Mrinal takes care of Business Development at Sahapedia, and is responsible for anything that leads to the growth of the organisation from the 'biz' angle. Having worked in the travel space for over four years, he wishes to travel across the world as a travel blogger someday.

Editors

Shruti

Shruti Chakraborty

Shruti is a Digital Editor at Sahapedia, weaving stories out of the vast treasure trove of Sahapedia's research database. She is a trained journalist who has worked with publications such as Mint, Businessworld and IndianExpress.com. A traveller and foodie at heart, her life's goal is to travel the world, and get paid for it.

Ritu

Ritu Ghosh

Ritu is a Copy Editor at Sahapedia, working specifically with external communications and the Outreach team. She graduated in English from the University of Delhi, and in Literary and Cultural Studies from The EFL University, Hyderabad. Her interests lie in the field of the medical humanities, and in gender and women’s studies. A trained singer, she enjoys a variety of music, and can be found engrossed in a book on most days.