“Alone we can do so little,
together we can do so much.”

— Helen Keller

Meet the Core Team

The core team spearheads new campaigns, events, and programs for the organization.
Below is the list of members of our core team.


Shivani Gulati

Small Words Impact
Dedham, MA

Shivani is a junior at Noble and Greenough school in Dedham, Massachusetts. She has been volunteering to support kids in foster care since she was 8 years old when she began helping with annual drives for backpacks, school supplies, and Christmas gifts. With Small Words Impact, she is focusing on improving literacy for foster kids 5-11 years old, through books and reading support. To accomplish her mission, she has partnered with a range of local and national organizations.

Ria Sharma

Team Member
Senior, Dana Hall School
Wellesley, MA

Jordan Sims

Team Member
Junior, Noble and Greenough School
Dedham, MA

Tess Bartel

Team Member
Sophomore, Governor’s Academy
Southborough, MA

Anika Chakravarthy

Team Member
Sophomore, Newton North High School
Newton, MA


Saf Caruso

Board Member, Wonderfund
Retired Executive Director
DCF Kids Fund
Boston, MA

Meghan Pasricha

Co-founder and President
Global Youth H.E.L.P
Wilmington, Delaware

Brinda Prakash

Former Board Member
Margaret McNamara Education Grants
Washington, DC

VG Narayanan

Thomas D. Casserly Jr. Professor
Business Administration
Harvard Business School
Boston, MA

Jill Schreider

Family Services Coordinator
Baby University Administration
Formerly Clinical Services Coordinator
Home for Little Wanderers
Boston, MA

Joshua Christina Oswald

Director Strategic Partnerships
ALL IN Fostering Futures
Policy Coordinator
Indiana Association of Resources and Child Advocacy
Indianapolis, Indiana