Charu Agarwal

Charu is a co-founder and Managing Director of MAD. She has been working in the field of social impact for over 7 years. Her collective work experience with Teach For Malaysia, UNHCR, JustCause and Muskaan, a nonprofit based in India, has given her a unique insight into understanding the complexities of poverty and the importance of community engagement.

She recently spent a year working closely with marginalised informal settlers in Bhopal on issues of education, identity and livelihood. She's an avid traveller and writes when she finds a good story to tell.

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Navin Muruga

Navin is a co-founder of MAD and an Acumen Global Fellow. He is an expert fundraiser with personal experience running campaigns that have impacted the lives of thousands of people all across the world. His approach to fundraising is built on the cornerstone of effective story telling, personal connection and proof. He has successfully used this fundraising methodology to empower hundred of others to volunteer and fundraise for projects they care about.

Navin is a also a certified trainer and a TEDx speaker. He regularly advocates for creating a world of greater equity. 

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