Our Listening Post Volunteers
Amisha Bhatia

amisha bhatia

Amisha is a professional in mentoring and guiding young people to find solutions to issues they find hard to understand. Her ability to be a great listener with an encouraging personality assist her in dealing with complex problems. A diligent and empathetic person, Amisha connects well with people of all ages, thus making her very approachable and calm in her outlook. She is associated with Listening Post to help individuals and help with change.

Hiral Sawant

Hiral Sawant

Hiral is a finance consultant and entrepreneur with varied interests in Fintech and EdTech. She loves running, trekking and traveling. She likes to connect with people of all ages and is an animal lover at heart. Her mantra in life is to stay positive and spread happiness.

Janaki Visvanath

Janaki Visvanath

Janaki is a professional coach and mentor. Her primary interests are in community development and believes in taking her HR skills to the Social Sector. Janaki is a Director in SHB Social Foundation and is a founding member of Listening Post. She’s also our primary resource person for senior citizen wellness and LGBTQ issues.

Kamaxi Sambari

Kamaxi Sambari

Kamaxi is a lawyer - psychologist by qualification, a professor by profession who is a visiting faculty at the Symbiosis Law School, Pune. Kamaxi specializes in the areas of legal psychology, criminology and feministic jurisprudence. She is also an animal and nature lover who is in constant pursuit of unlocking the mysteries of the human mind.

Lata Ananth

Lata Ananth

Lata is a genial, fun loving and patient soul. A teacher by profession, she volunteers in Listening Post. She's been with Listening Post since inception. Being an Army wife, Lata has spent lot of her time travelling to all corners of the country and has interesting stories from schools all over where she has worked. Lata has worked with very young children for a long time and is good with kids and parents.

Monica Mehta

Monica Mehta

Monica is a soft-skills facilitator and life-coach. She enjoys connecting with people, trekking, dancing, theatre & music. A dog lover and keen dancer, she believes in healing through connecting. She brings a certain compassion to the conversation, helping persons heal through the conversation.

Neena Khaire

Neena Khaire

Neena, a simple and clear-thinking person is good with adolescents and parents. She’s experienced and with Listening Post since inception. Level headed and focused, she’s able to connect very well with walk-ins and brings clarity to the conversation.

Ranjani Patil

Ranjani Patil

Ranjani is a professional French and German translator. She is also a yoga enthusiast. She brings her spiritual healing energy to the conversation that helps people heal. She finds being able to offer emotional space at Listening Post to be a very rewarding life experience.

Shantanu Kunte

Shantanu Kunte

Shantanu has just finished his bachelor's degree in Psychology, and is currently pursuing his master's degree in the field. Shantanu loves outdoor activities, such as trekking and hiking, and is an avid football fan. Volunteering helps him achieve self-confidence and he hopes to make a difference in people's lives.

Sonal Naik

Sonal Naik

Sonal is a teacher and a trained school psychologist. She loves meeting new people to observe and learn about their lives and backgrounds. She believes in always learning from the opportunities that life offers. She loves cooking, watching movies and spending time with her family. Sonal thrives on challenges and constantly sets goals which act as a steady source of her motivation and learning. Trustworthiness, enthusiasm and optimism are her strengths.

Sunita Lambu

Sunita is a Finance and IT professional with 24 years of work experience. Having quit full-time work, she is now dedicating more time to her hobbies which include reading, travelling, cooking and learning Indology. Though an introvert by nature, she loves being around energetic and positive people and lives by the motto – live and let live. She is also our smartphone assistance volunteer.

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