Leverage sport as a platform for facilitating leadership & community building among underprivileged girls, and challenge discriminating social norms with contemporary & relatable hero stories of girls who play.
KickOff Solutions serves as an platform connecting funders with Sports-for-development (S4D) nonprofits working in the space of girls’ empowerment in tribal & slum districts, helping amplify impact through funding & creative program designs for a scaled impact
71% of 40M+ in modern slavery are girls/women
30% of women experienced physical violence since 15 years
Every 10 mins
an adolescent girl dies from violence
38% of female population is subjected to child marraige
Sports as an enabler
Early detection of gender discrimination
A means to sustenance
Identify Gender Discrimination
Promote Underprivileged Girls Who Play Sports
Mentor Girl Leaders
Support Changemaker Journeys
Publish Hero stories
Highlight status quo inequalities and gaps in rights and economic opportunities.
Curated scholarships for education, training, equipment and nutrition.
Small group sessions to help the girls keep playing, complete graduation and become financially independent.
Celebrate their courage to assert their identities and create a better life of independence and self-reliance
Use role models to inspire other girls to create a new future for themselves.
Leverage the momentum of successes to change discriminatory norms that hold women back.
Subrotah is the Founder & CEO of KickOff Solutions. An avid soccer player in college and a youth soccer coach in his earlier life, he's a Global Sales Operations Lead at Google.
Anushree leads Communications Design & Execution at Kickoff Solutions outside her day-job at Google. She's passionate about equity of access & opportunities, particularly in education.
Mohamed coordinates Volunteer Events, having himself volunteered for 10+ years on nonprofit partnerships, particularly on capacity building for African nonprofits. He leads Product Operations at YouTube.
Anupriya coordinates Brand and Fundraising communication at Kickoff Solutions. A Googler by the day, she is also a passionate advocate for equity of access and representation especially across the gender spectrum
Indranil is a co-founder and CSR Partnerships Lead. An avid Golfer, passionate follower of Latin & European soccer, He is currently the Corporate Business Development Head at Aquatech International.
Anand is a co-founder and manages KickOff Solutions' Nonprofit Partnerships, Girl Leader Development efforts. He is personally indebted to sport, and has been a Googler for 14+ years earlier.
Shruti coaches Organizations and Business Leaders as part of her start-up Embrace Consulting. She supports fundraising and mentoring efforts at KickOff Solutions.
Advisory Board Members
Carla is an Advisory Board Member at KickOff. Has been U20 Colombian National team player and in NCAA Div I with BYU. She is an Attorney by profession and a TV on-air broadcaster & Media Relations Manager for Utah Royals FC
Mohan is an Advisory Board Member at KickOff. Founder & CEO of Project Embrace, a healthcare nonprofit, he is also the co-founder & President at Edefi Capital, a crypto hedge fund.
Ramesh Nagapuri is an Advisory Board Member at KickOff. Dronacharya Awardee, National Coach & Senior athletics coach at Sports Authority of India, he trained many Arjuna awardees like Dutee Chand, Satte Geetha, M.R. Ponamma and J Deepthi..
Founded Fitness365 as a grassroots Sports+PE program for 300 children. Sujit is a secretary at Sports, PE, Fitness & Leisure Skill Council. He is also the youngest ADG at 2010 Commonwealth games
In-Country Representative at Malala Fund. Technical consultant with 15+ years of experience in Research & Program Management.
CEO, Design for Change, India (DFC), a Global movement promoting the use of Design Thinking for 21st century life skills in youngsters through an experiential FEEL-IMAGINE-DO-SHARE process.
VP Global Communications & Public Affairs @Google. with 30+ years of experience in the Industry. Meenu has represented India National Team in Basketball.