Pooja Taparia

About Pooja Taparia
  • Founder and Chief Executive
  • Arpan
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Pooja Taparia is Founder and Chief Executive of Arpan, an NGO based in Mumbai with a mission to prevent the occurrence of Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) and heal those who have been affected by it. She started work on CSA in 2006 and has grown the team from 3 to 90 professionals (the largest team in India) who run various activities, teaching, training and counselling services to deal with CSA. Arpan has so far helped over 160,000 children and adults directly through its services and over 460,000 individuals indirectly through trainings and capacity building. Arpan has won multiple awards for its exemplary work and high organizational standards. Pooja was awarded the Architects of the Future Award 2013-14, an international award for social entrepreneurs and her life work has been installed in the Melk Abbey, a museum in Austria. Pooja is a graduate in Graphic Design and in Commerce. Pooja is a Director on the Board of UnLtd India and plays an advisory role on their strategies and programs.

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