About the Founder:
Neha Upadhyay is an organic macrobiotic coach in New Delhi. She graduated from King’s college London and worked in the education sector in the U.K. , her focus was with children suffering from Juvenile diabetes, Autism , ADHD and other neuro motor problems. She observed their lifestyle , was reluctant in treating them with western medication. She decided to recieve trainings from Daylesford organic cookery school , Wholefood harmony and Navdanya in Organics & Macrobiotics which have proven to be alternative healing practises.
Upon her return to India , she founded GUNA whose vision is to empower women through organic macrobiotic food and ecological agriculture based activities that secure her position in society where she becomes a role model for the future generations.
she has been awarded ” Social Impact award in India 2017″ by the British council.
Recently , Guna and her work was awarded with a prize of 2.5 lakh rupees and Entrepreneur excellence award by Department of science and technology , Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi and WEE foundation for contribution in social entrepreneurship and women entrepreneurship.
She is well recognised by the media and featured in Economic Times , Time out (New York) and CNBC Young Turks.
She and Guna are regular participants of Women of India festival for organic products organised in New Delhi by the Ministry of women and child development.
She has been awarded full scholarship by Govt. of Sweden for the Swedish Institute of management programme 2017 for the course Responsible leadership for ethical businesses.
With a strong commitment to environmental sustainability , she envisions an inclusive , equitable and healthy society where men and women support each other in every aspect of life and enjoy their right to realise their full potential.