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Turning Interest Into Action

Dealing with the challenges of today requires problem-solvers who bring different perspectives and are willing to take risks. Life Spark International emerged out of a pursuit to inspire and support the community, and a desire for actions to speak louder than words. Established in 2000, we’re an organization driven by progressive ideas, bold actions, and a strong foundation of support. Contact us to learn more and get involved.

Our Why: About Us


Our dedicated team of experienced professionals are always on the ball, utilizing their unique skills and passion to move the work of our Non-Profit Organization forward. We’re always pushing ourselves to stay ahead of the curve and striving to perfect our programs. Meet some of our incredible leaders below.

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Santosh Kusuma 

Board of Directors

Santosh Kusuma, an IT leader and has a passion for helping communities. He serves as a Sr. Executive Leader and volunteers on the board of non-profits, including Life Spark. Santosh believes in constantly learning and improving. He uses his leadership skills to drive business development and expand networks as a board member.
Santosh spends his free time listening to TED talks, admiring great leaders, exploring the outdoors, and volunteering in his community.

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Shyam Kumar

Board of Directors

As a passionate project manager, Shyam is driven to build products and services that positively impact lives. With a background in computer information technology and a commitment to ongoing learning, he brings a unique blend of technical skills and creative problem-solving to his role at Life Spark International. Shyam is a proud alumni of the Global Social Benefit Institute (GSBI) and a self-taught English speaker, demonstrating his determination and resourcefulness. In his free time, he indulges his love of reading, always seeking new knowledge and ideas to bring to his work. As a dedicated problem solver, Shyam is committed to using his skills and expertise to drive positive change and make a difference in the world.


Radhika Dhanpal

Public Relations Specialist

Radhika is a seasoned financial advisor and entrepreneur with a strong background in finance and computer science. Starting her career at one of India's leading banks, she honed her skills managing finances for local and international startups and well-established firms. Radhika brings her passion for numbers, entrepreneurial spirit, and commitment to serving others to Life Spark International, where she continues to make a positive impact. In her free time, she enjoys reading books, and indulging her passion for cooking.


Kate Lloyd

Software Engineer

Kate enjoys making a difference in the lives of those around her and empowering them through technology. She likes to study foreign languages (including Spanish, German, and Japanese), go on hikes in the mountains with her husband, and learn about science in the world around her. Kate has a Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering and loves to find opportunities to use her skills to help others.

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