Nehal Parekh
Nehal completed her Masters in Social Work from College of Social Work, Nirmala Niketan in 2004 and has been working in the development sector for over 16 years. She has worked with National organisations like Akanksha Foundation, Make A Wish Foundation and Justice and Care, mainly in the field of Child Rights and Education. She has also worked with London Borough of Ealing, Government of UK as a lead child protection practitioner for 7 years. Nehal has a keen interest in the area of Child Protection and Child Safety. She has been actively involved in complex assessments of cases based on risk, danger, ill-treatment or neglect of children and young adults. Her key skills include planning and implementing care and support packages for children and families. She has experience in the areas of Program Management, Monitoring and Evaluation and Training and Development.

At Arpan, Nehal directs the Prevention Services. She is responsible for the ideation and strategic planning for effective and quality driven service delivery of prevention Services of Arpan with children and adults in schools and community settings. Along with this she supports the Resource Development Vertical at Arpan to ensure that the organization’s content development work is relevant, engaging, and effective. She has been associated with Arpan since 2015.