changemakers of Mumbai.
Fondly known as Bawa, Merzban Patel has been nurturing and grooming budding hockey players at the grassroots for 39 years.
STREE MUKTI SANGHATANA
Established in 1975, the organisation has worked to raise awareness and make policy interventions about equality and justice for women.
Obstetrician and gynaecologist AnahitaPandole took on the menace of hoardings in the city.
CS Lakshmi’s determined effort has led to Sound and Picture Archives for Research on Women (SPARROW).
Prithvi Theatre, set up in 1978,has grown from a platform for plays to becoming the cultural hub of suburban Mumbai.
Apex Swap Transplant Registry (Astra) is a one-of-its-kind registry that creates and maintains a database of kidney donors and recipients.
SumairaAbdulali set up NGO Awaaz Foundation, dedicated to spreading awareness about and preventing noise pollution.
Renowned architect working on improving Mumbai’s water-front, conservation of heritage sites & slum redevelopment.
Since 2007, Sunday Friends has facilitated around 900 skin donations and 1,100 eye donations.
BOMBAY NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETY
BNHS was established in 1883 by eight naturalists and hunters, to study natural history and exchange notes.
Director of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Sangrahalaya, has worked to make the city’s largest museum an international hub of culture and art.
Started by Bani Das and Robin Chaurasia, city-based NGO Kranti has been working to better the lives of sex workers’ daughters.