(Founder & CEO)
ElsaMarie D’silva is the Managing Director and leads the team. She is an experienced aviation professional who made a career switch about 2 years back to the social space in order to improve the lives of women, youth and senior citizens through awareness, interaction and education. Safecity is the first of her social projects. She is also a trained counsellor in both the directive and non directive methods of counselling. She is an Aspen New Voices Fellow, a Vital Voices Lead Fellow, a mentee at the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women in Business and an alumnus of the Swedish Institute. She won the Female Entrepreneur Award by European Angel Investor 2013, Dusan Stojanovic in July 2015. ElsaMarie co-founded Safecity with Saloni Malhotra and Surya Velamuri
Supreet K Singh
(Director & COO)
Supreet K Singh was born to a defence family where both her maternal and paternal grandparents were in the Air force & Royal Army, along with her father serving in the armed forces. A Writer/Director/Film Producer & a Yoga Instructor, she has transited from a corporate world where she worked for more than a decade with the UB Group. Being an avid reader, a cinema-buff, and a writer, she has been writing and developing her stories for the past couple of years. An award winning director, she has written and directed a short film, a few women cause docu-ads and commercial ads as well as produced still and motion videos/campaigns for the last 7 years. Her creative collaboration ranges from writing / directing / art designing / styling to producing various visuals whether still or motion. A winner of Biz Divas Leader in Social Innovation, she is a director with Safecity where she provides guidance on creatively engaging women and men in solutions and designing partnerships with media, corporates and other NGOs.
(Manager -Training & HR)
Ashwini Syed is the Training Manager and has been conducting workshops for adults, youth and children with Safecity in Maharashtra. Prior to this, she worked with Jet Airways for 15 years where she trained Pilots and Cabin crew on Safety and Emergency Procedures, Dangerous Goods Regulations, Human Factors and Situational Awareness. She also trained ground personnel on Ramp and AirSide safety. She is a mother of 2 young children and is passionate about gender equality and sensitivity.
(Head Operations- Pune)
Tania heads the operations of Safecity in Pune. She is a skilled professional, adept at working operationally and strategically to deliver business goals through leadership and motivation. She has18 years of varied experience, most of which has been with Human Resources, in all aspects of people management along with excellent customer service skills. Her forte lies in building people capability and managing teams. In her last assignment, she headed a team of 35 staff to support the Human Resource, Recruitment and training requirement from on boarding to exit. Her past experience has been with the Service and Hospitality Industry. She looks forward to making a difference in the lives of women and children and making public spaces safer and equally accessible to all.
(Volunteer Engagement Officer)
Jessica is the Volunteer Engagement Officer at Safecity. She manages Safecity's Internship Programme and Volunteer outreach. Along with Mubaraka Motiwala, she also leads Safecity's Campus Ambassador (Leadership) Programme & Safecity's NSS (Mumbai University) Project. An avid reader and a child at heart, you'll find her entrenched in the realms beyond during her time of leisure. Her personal favourite form of literary expression is Poetry. A positively empowered student, she takes on every challenge as a learning opportunity. Her mantra - Die another day.
(Head Data Scientist)
Abhijith is Safecity's Head Data Scientist who leads the Data initiatives at Safecity. A Masters holder in Mathematics from BITS Pilani, he carries Data Science as his ardent passion and finds excitement in the cryptic nature of Data and what it withholds underneath. He is responsible for Safecity's regular insight dashboard and a plethora of other R&D projects to look at our data differently, track progress, identify patterns etc. A Sci-Fi movie buff and an art aficionado, he is most often spotted with his Saxophone or indulged in writing romantic poetry when he isn't juggling data.
(Campus Ambassador Program Officer)
Mubaraka heads the Campus Ambassador Program and the NSS project at Safecity. She is a highly motivated, efficient, detail-oriented and hardworking student with practical and valuable experience in Communications, Marketing, Social Media, Human Resource and Management. She has exemplary communication skills and works well individually and as well as part of a team. She enjoys photography, food reviewing , reading and traveling.
Renita is a Mass Media graduate. She is currently working with Safecity as the Communications Officer. She handles the Safecity Blog and all the communications within the team and liaises with other organisations. Watching movies, reading books and listening to music are a part of her staple diet. Being creative, she enjoys art and craft and makes personalised gifts. She believes in being herself and making a difference one step at a time. Passionate about making the world a better, just and happier place, she pens down some of her thoughts on her blog- ren-creations.blogspot.in.
(Policy and Legal Officer)
Vandita is currently pursuing LLB from GLC, Mumbai and an MA (Hons.) in Public Policy from MU with a BA in Political Science and Economics. Her interests include Human Rights Law, Gender studies and Development Economics. She strongly identifies as a sex positive intersectional feminist who hopes to find solutions to gender issues through a mix of policy, law and people willing to fight hard enough to change the status quo. She is currently the Policy and Legal Officer at Safecity (RDF). Vandita enjoys writing, travelling, reading and holds a passion for adventure sports.