Our Founders

Priya Gopalen has worked on Urban Sustainability and Planning for 17 years before starting Great Goals. An engineer from BITS-Pilani, an MBA from the Asian Institute of Management and holding a Masters in Urban and Public Policy from Columbia University, she has worked on programs in many countries around the world. Her true passion lies in facilitating fun, substantive and life changing opportunities to children. As a co-founder of Great Goals, she aspires to bring these experiences to children through sport. She is also a partner and director in Onload Gears and CanFan Pvt. Ltd.

Sandhya Rajan has worked for over 17 years with children in pre-primary, elementary and high school settings. She holds a Masters Degree in Biochemistry from the University of Madras. She discovered that working with children gave her a sense of joy and accomplishment. As a co-founder of Great Goals, she seeks to help children discover and maximize their true potential through sport. Sandhya also serves on the boards of India Cements Ltd and Easy Access Financial Services Ltd. as an Independent Director.