Ms. Subhashini Sridhar (Program Director, Nagapattinam), an invaluable member of the team, possesses more than 20 years of experience in sustainable agriculture. She has completed her BSc in Agriculture and MBA in Human Resource Management. She has an exceptional ability to connect with both farmers and non-farmers, coupled with her award-winning work in agricultural restoration post-tsunami in Sirkazhi, showcases her empathetic approach and technical strength. She has also forged research partnership in this area with scientists at the agriculture college in Annamalai University, Chidambaram in Tamil Nadu. She impacts many farming families in Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu, while also assisting women self-help groups. She heads the farmer producer company Valanadu, which is also working towards cultivating and promoting traditional rice varieties.