Leadership & Directors


Pujal Trisal

Pujal Trisal

Puja Trisal, the operations leader of Room to Read India, amalgamates innovation and simplification, bringing in a 'Yes We Can' approach to establish an efficient and conducive environment for out-of-the-box thinking and maintains a strong focus on literacy and girls' education.

Puja brings over 20 years of experience working in Max India Foundation, Smile Foundation, Bharti Foundation, ActionAid India, and Catholic Relief Services in different capacities. Puja's diverse expertise in strategic thinking and planning skills, Operational Excellence, and Project Management empowered hundreds of grassroots NGOs across the country and various bi-lateral and multi-lateral funding organizations, including corporate foundations.

An alumna of Lucknow University, Puja is an ardent speaker and writer on the issues of education, livelihood, health, and women empowerment. Puja has several publications to her credit, including Towards Reclaiming Our Humanness, Health Care Beyond Zero, Art of Partnership, and many more.

Puja has co-written for the UN Economic & Social Council on the themes of 'Realizing the future we want: Integrating population issues into sustainable development, including the post-2015 development agenda' and 'The Logical Transition from MDGs to SDGs'.