Our Team

Bina Sheth Lashkari

Co-Founder, Secretary and Executive Director  (Ex-Officio Member)

At Door Step School’s very inception, Mrs. Lashkari took the first non formal education class in the then Dalit Ambedkar Nagar. Ever since, her links to the communities have remained strong. As the organisation’s work and the team expanded, she took on the crucial leadership role. She continues to head the Mumbai branch ofDoorStepSchool.

Her work has been acknowledged by many. She was awarded the Ashoka fellowship in 2002, the Mayor’s award on Women’s Day in 2002 and more recently in 2009, the Ahilya bai Holkar award on Maharashtra Day. She has a Masters degree in Social Work fromCollegeofSocial Work, Nirmala Niketan in Mumbai.

Arnavaz Kharas

Director-Training  (Ex Officio Member)

Joined Door Step School as a Programme Coordinator since January 1995. She was invited to join the Executive Body in  2000.

Since 2008, has taken on the role of Director –Training, assessing and attempting  to meet training needs for all cadres within Door Step School, Mumbai and offering support as required to Parivartan – Door Step School’s Training Centre in Pune.