Together, we
  • Have 70 years of combined expertise in the education sector as teachers, consultants and researchers.
  • Have postgraduate degrees ranging across Public Policy and Development Studies to Media and Management.
  • Are a young team, with an average age of 30 years
  • Know 8 different languages and have lived in over 25 cities across India and abroad.
Core Team
Abhimanyu A
Abhimanyu A
Manager, Organisational Development

Life is always about choices. Choose wisely or just choose again!

Aparna Shankar
Aparna Shankar
Associate Director, Projects

“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived; it is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.”

Bansidhara E James
Bansidhara E James
Specialist, Monitoring & Governance

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style” – Maya Angelou

Jiss Mary Thomas
Jiss Mary Thomas
Associate, Content Development

“It is the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting” – Paulo Coelho

Mathangi P N
Mathangi P N
Specialist, Content Development

“To desire is to obtain; to aspire is to achieve” – James Allen

Merlia Shaukath
Merlia Shaukath
CEO

“We may encounter many defeats but we must never be defeated” – Maya Angelou

Pratibha Menon
Pratibha Menon
Lead, Training & Impact

“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better” – Maya Angelou

Srivathsan Ramaswamy
Srivathsan Ramaswamy
Lead, Foundational Learning Improvement Programme (FLIP)

“When something is important enough, you do it even if odds are not in your favour” – Elon Musk

Vijayalakshmi Mohan
Vijayalakshmi Mohan
Senior Manager, Partnerships

“Thiruvinai venru vaazh” (Do your duty, do not expect favourable results) – Mahakavi Subramania Bharati

Urmila Reghunath
Urmila Reghunath
Associate, Partnerships and Communications

“Beauty was not simply something to behold; it was something one could do.” – Toni Morrison

Field Team
Arun R
Arun R
District Supervisor, Training & Impact
Elumalai P
Elumalai P
Assistant, Training & Impact
Kavikumar J
Kavikumar J
Assistant, Training & Impact
Ramkumar M
Ramkumar M
Assistant, Training & Impact
Skandaa Ramani
Skandaa Ramani
District Supervisor, Training & Impact
Venkatesan A
Venkatesan A
Assistant, Training & Impact
Advisory Board
R Seshasayee
R Seshasayee
FMR. Chairman, Board of Directors, Infosys Ltd.
Ranganath N.K
Ranganath N.K
FMR. MD/CEO Grundfos Pumps India Pvt. Ltd.
Meenakshi Ramesh
Meenakshi Ramesh
Executive Director, United Way Chennai
Raj Cherubal
Raj Cherubal
CEO, Chennai Smart City Ltd.
Radha Vasudevan
Radha Vasudevan
Correspondent, Vidyanikethan Higher Secondary School
Shaveta Sharma-Kukreja
Shaveta Sharma-Kukreja
Managing Director, Central Square Foundation
Kavita Rajagopalan
Kavita Rajagopalan
Consultant, Education Advisory Practice
Advisory Council
Srini Swaminathan
Srini Swaminathan
FMR. City Director - Teach For India
C.K.Ranganathan
C.K.Ranganathan
Founder Chairman, CavinKare
Mala Rajpal
Mala Rajpal
Founder, Left Right SG, Consultant, UNDP
Vinay Samtani
Vinay Samtani
Managing Director, Tryangled Solutions Private Limited
Rakhi Singh
Rakhi Singh
HR Consultant, FMR. Sr. Consultant & Project Director, Aon Hewitt