Summary of previous meetings

  • Jaison Leon – QtPi, Bangalore
    Wednesday August 16th, 2017

    QtPi is a Bangalore based Robotic start-up involved in making innovative child-friendly robotic kits which help children build robotic prototypes. The company was founded by Jaison Leon, Raghunath Are and Anto Jerlin.  The QtPi robotics kit consists of Arduino based main board, sensors, actuators, building blocks etc. They also have a mobile app. The QtPi team ...

  • Jatin Solanki – Eduisfun, Mumbai
    Wednesday August 16th, 2017

    Eduisfun, an adaptive gamified learning platform located in Powai, has a vision to make education “fun, easy, and accessible to everyone via games.” Praveen Tyagi and Jatin Solanki, two IIT graduates, founded Eduisfun in 2014 to introduce education through games to children. The team consists of product managers, designers, animators, developers and testers with a common ...

  • Dr. Rita James – Asha Kiran, Bangalore
    Wednesday August 16th, 2017

    Asha Kiran, meaning “Ray of Hope” is a very popular school for children of special needs and is located in Ramamurthy Nagar, Bangalore. Established in 1993 by Ms. Rita James, the school aims at making every challenged child “a responsible member of society by developing their individual skills and abilities.” It promotes inclusive education for challenged children ...

  • Shravan & Sanjay Kumaran – GoDimensions, Chennai
    Wednesday August 16th, 2017

    Declared as the youngest Mobile Application Programmers in India and one of the youngest in the world GoDimensions, an App development firm was founded in 2011 by two young entrepreneurs, Shravan & Sanjay Kumaran, from Chennai. The firm is fast expanding and the two brothers are developing hardware products. The firm that started just as an “app developing start-up” has ...

  • Parinita Gohil- Learning Delight, Rajkot
    Wednesday August 16th, 2017

    Learning Delight, located in Rajkot, is a company that offers digital learning tools to students and schools. It works on transforming the text books into “animated, digitized content” to be imparted to children via LED screens in the classrooms. Parinita Gohil, Harshal and Vandan are the partners of the firm and found the “disparity in the quality ...

  • Indira Bodani – The Gateway School of Mumbai – Ashoka Changemaker School
    Friday August 11th, 2017

    Indira Bodani, is the founder of The Gateway School of Mumbai. Born and brought up in Mumbai and an alumnus of Green Lawns School and St. Xavier’s College, she did a course in Early Childhood Care and Education and worked at SPJ Sadhana School, a well-renowned school for children with special needs in Mumbai. In ...

  • Manan Khurma  – Cuemath
    Thursday August 10th, 2017

    The Founder & CEO, Cuemath, Manan Khurma’s whole life has been about Mathematics. As a young kid he wondered why kids find math boring or difficult and over the time he concluded that the problem is with the way kids are taught math. An alumnus of IIT Delhi, Mr. Manan Khurma’s first venture was Locus Education ...

  • Jemimah Marak – The 100 Story House – Meghalaya
    Wednesday July 26th, 2017

    100 Story House is a small library in the Garo Hills, set up by a Jemimah Marak, and her husband, James Nokseng G Momin. As the region is insurgency-prone, the couple set up this library to create a space for young children to nurture the habit of reading. First,can you please tell us about yourself? Well, my ...

  • Shilpa Mahna Bhatnagar – EVOXYZ Technologies, Gurgaon
    Thursday July 06th, 2017

    Shilpa Mahna Bhatnagar, Sukesh Madaan and Abhishek Singh are the founders of EVOXYZ in Gurgaon that developed a software called Evoschool to ensure the safety of school-going children. Evoschool is a location tracking and communication means connecting school, teachers, students and their parents. It starts tracking the child and his safety and security right from the ...

  • Footprints – Daycare and Pre-school chain
    Thursday July 06th, 2017

    Footprints Daycare and Pre-School Chain located in Delhi, Gurgaon & Noida, was launched in 2012 by an education-oriented team consisting of Mr. Raj Singhal, Mr. Ashish Aggarwal, Mr. Purvesh Sharma and Ms.Amita Bhardwaj, with vast experience in the field. Children here get a technology-oriented education, nurtured holistically, and are fed nutritious meals. They are guided into ...

  • Divyansh Gupta – Nature Journey – Bangalore
    Thursday July 06th, 2017

    Nature Journey, with its headquarters in Bangalore and branches in Hyderabad, Delhi, Pune, and Chennai, is the largest school to make children learn leadership and life skills with the help of experimental learning and adventure activities. It also offers services to various parts of the country. Mr. Divyansh Gupta is the founder of Nature Journey and ...

  • Karthik K Samprathi – Budding Explorers, Bangalore
    Thursday July 06th, 2017

    Budding Explorers, an entity of Mystic Wild Pvt Ltd, located in Bangalore, Karnataka, is all about encouraging children to explore nature, learn new perspectives, and build life skills. It helps children develop contacts with other kids, learn new hobbies, and become responsible by involving in adventure activities amidst wilderness, away from their homes.   Karthik K Samprathi, Co-founder ...

  • Deepak Basumatary – Early Boffins – Pune
    Thursday July 06th, 2017

    Early Boffins in Pune intends to make learning a fun experience for children and to make them “thinkers, creators, and problem solvers” of 21st century. The curriculum, highly researched products, and STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) pedagogy will help the children to learn concepts by means of experience and make them retain the concepts learnt. The ...

  • Shraddha Shah – CATS LC – Pune – Creative skills learning centre
    Thursday July 06th, 2017

    CATS LC, a premier creative skills learning centre located in Shivaji Nagar, Pune, is focused on teaching children to develop the creative skills within them. CATS LC exposes students to plenty of topics using problem based learning and game play methodology. Children learn while playing, dancing, singing, and acting. Deep discussions with their teachers or peers ...

  • Shilpa Solanki – The Harmony Tree, Pune
    Thursday July 06th, 2017

    Located at Sopan Baug, Pune, The Harmony Tree pre-school offers a “stimulating, nurturing, and joyous environment.” The children learn through hands on experience, team work and plenty of art, music, dance and role play. The school aims at working on a child-oriented curriculum to contribute in creating a ‘whole individual.’ Ms. Shilpa Solanki is the Principal of ...

  • Aditi Shah – Kids Club – Mumbai
    Thursday July 06th, 2017

    Kids Club is the brainchild of Ms. Aditi Shah, an architect turned extracurricular activity expert. She is the director of the club having associated with over 8 thousand families with little children.   Kids Club – a Synopsis · Kids Club encourages children to learn yoga, musical instruments, and dance forms like Zumba, general knowledge, games like cricket, ...

  • Latha Srinivasan – Chippersage Education, Bangalore
    Thursday July 06th, 2017

    Chippersage, a Bangalore-based English Language enhancement education company, was founded by Latha Srinivasan in 2009. They provide learning solutions and tools that enhance English language skills for all learners irrespective of age and proficiency levels. The team comprises of about 50 enthusiastic individuals of whom many are experts from the education and technology domains with a collective ...

  • Nirmal Verma – Tulipians, Kolkata
    Thursday July 06th, 2017

    Tulipians, a preschool based in Kolkata, was started by Mr. Nirmal Verma with a vision to teach children to take care of their own life and to become creative and competent persons in the world. They will enjoy the freedom of choice to claim responsibility for all their actions. They will also learn to appreciate ...

  • Sathish Jayarajan, Principal – Mallya Aditi International School, Bangalore
    Saturday June 24th, 2017

      Mallya Aditi International School in Bangalore was started in 1984. The school offers both the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) and International General Certificate of Education (IGCSE). Till the 8th standard all students follow the ICSE curriculam. In the 9th standard they split into two groups – ICSE and IGCSE.    Excerpts from a recent ...

  • Rashmi Dixit – Dhruvatara – Bangalore – Nature Based Camps
    Wednesday May 31st, 2017

    Integrated out of school program – Learning modules for nurturing intra-personal skills in children using nature as the medium Dhruvatara is an integrated out of school program based in Bengaluru. Headed by Rashmi Dixit who has over 10 years of experience in the coaching industry, Dhruvatara organises nature-based camps for children during vacations. “We believe children and ...

  • Vinit Shah – EdMojo – Project based learning
    Wednesday May 31st, 2017

    Kids encouraged to work on “interesting open-ended projects” to explore real issues with the help of their curricular knowledge Aiming at kindling the curiosity of each child to learn and discover, EdMojo was started by Mr.Vinit Shah, an Engineer from Mumbai University and MS degree holder from University of Michigan. Kids are encouraged to work on ...

  • Kinjal Ganatra – Doodle Buddies – Pune
    Wednesday May 31st, 2017

    Launched in 2013, Doodle Buddies Summer Camp located in Pune is run by Kinjal Ganatra, Psychologist and Psychotherapist by profession and Jaya Shah, a Phonics Teacher. “We focus mainly on the fun related activities for children. We want the children to thoroughly enjoy the camp and make it a memorable one. Our activities are theme related ...

  • Kirti Agarwal Rungta – Pocket Money Workshop
    Wednesday May 31st, 2017

    The Pocket Money workshop is the brainchild of Ms. Kirti Agarwal Rungta, an engineer from NIT, Jaipur. The workshop aims at guiding students to explore various other fields with the help of extra-curricular activities without the pressure of any curriculum and bring out their cognitive skills.   Kirti Agarwal Rungta After working in an IT company for a few ...

  • Sandy Dias Andrade – Just Being Centre – Pune
    Wednesday May 31st, 2017

    Just Being Centre, founded by Ms. Sandy Dias Andrade, a psychologist by profession, is all about offering a vacation not only for children but also for the other members of the family – to play, rest, and unwind by connecting with each other. Focus is more on meeting the “emotional and social needs of individuals, groups, and ...

  • Dr. Caesar Sengupta – DCP Expeditions – Navi Mumbai
    Wednesday May 31st, 2017

    Fastest growing wildlife and travel photography training academies in India DCP Expeditions, a premier Photography Training Academy in India, conducts workshops and teaches children about nature, biodiversity, universe, wildlife, waste management, natural resource management and other important aspects of environmental science using photography as the medium. Founded by Dr. Caesar Sengupta, a microbiologist and photographer, DCP Expeditions ...

  • Labdhi Mehta & Nikita Shah – Beyond Academics – Mumbai
    Wednesday May 31st, 2017

    Beyond Academics, located in Mumbai, is a fun learning company focused on organizing, educational trips, interactive summer programs, unique workshops, and events for children. The camp aims at exposing children to real world experiences and learning academic concepts.   Children are introduced to an exciting environment filled with fun and they get out-of-classroom practical training. Ms. Labdhi Mehta ...

  • Sharmila Mukherjee – Odissi dancer
    Wednesday May 31st, 2017

    Artistic Director & Founder – Sanjali Centre for Odissi Dance, Bangalore Sharmila Mukerjee, a professional Odissi dancer, is Grade A artist of Doordarshan channel. Having started her training under the legendary master, the late Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra in 1984, Sharmila has been performing for almost 30 years now. Being an Established Artist of the Indian Council for Cultural ...

  • KSHITIJ WORLD – Mumbai
    Wednesday May 31st, 2017

    KSHITIJ, located in Mumbai, was established in 2006 by a group of friends who believed in working on child development through experiential education. The activities range from workshops like theatre, photography, science, art, craft, aero-modeling, imagination, cooperative games. There are one-day outdoor programs like an adventurous day out, treks, organic farm days, that happen in and around the ...

  • Ameen Haque – Storywallahs – Bangalore
    Wednesday May 31st, 2017

    Based in Bangalore, Storywallahs helps schools and organisations leverage the power of stories to inspire, motivate and teach. Mr. Ameen Haque, the founder of Storywallahs, says, “I tell stories to children from 3 years to senior citizens and anyone in between. I enjoy telling the most to children and anyone young at heart.” Storywallahs at Schools “Storytelling is ...

  • M.R. Jagadeesh – The Bangalore School of Music
    Tuesday May 23rd, 2017

    A registered charitable trust, The Bangalore School of Music and Fine Arts, was founded in early 1987 by Aruna Sunderlal, one of the few trained operatic and classical concert singers in India with the sole aim of molding the younger generation into focused, disciplined, cultural ambassadors who will heal our broken societies and world through the peace, joy ...

  • Manjula Raman – Army Public School, Bangalore
    Tuesday May 23rd, 2017

    First school to be Awarded for Education and Awareness at the Green Your School Contest, 2016 along with a Cash Award of Rs. 3,50,000 Army Public School, K Kamaraj Road, Bangalore has always been the pioneer when it comes to doing its bit for the environment. Under the unstinted support, guidance and mentorship of the principal of ...

  • Gorilla Adventures
    Tuesday May 23rd, 2017

    Outdoor School, located in Navi Mumbai, is run by a team of adventure lovers, with the motto of offering opportunity for everybody to admire nature. Started by “a bunch of like-minded enthusiasts”, Gorilla Adventures by Outdoor School indulges in adventure activities using new techniques and technologies at a low-risk. Mr. Utkarsh Erandkar, founder of Gorilla Adventures ...

  • Sakshi Dhingra – C.L.A.P – Creative Learning Arts & Performance Center
    Tuesday May 23rd, 2017

    CLAP, located in Malad west, Mumbai, is a Creative Learning Arts and Performance Center. Clap hosts a wide array of classes, workshops, events and therapies for children. There are special offerings for parents on parenting reflections, counselling and overall well-being. Sakshi Dhingra, the Marketing Manager of Clap tells us more. Age Group: CLAP has programs for children starting from ...

  • Kush Beejal – NeoStencil, Gurgaon
    Thursday May 04th, 2017

    Unique platform for competitive test preparation The founders, Kush Beejal and Love Beejal are siblings. Kush graduated from IIT Bombay and IIM Calcutta whereas Love is a doctor from AIIMS and management graduate from IIM Ahmedabad. Both of them worked in different MNCs and in various countries across the globe before they decided to do something which ...

  • Flintobox – Early Learning Tool – Chennai
    Thursday May 04th, 2017

    Educational play based activity box for kids Crafted by montessori experts and child psychologists The story of Flintobox is that of a young parent striving to find the best way to nurture the child’s creativity and curiosity, while keeping up with his/her own busy life. The first 6 years of a child’s life is the most important phase ...

  • Vinod Kumar – SPACETREK – Space Science Learning
    Thursday May 04th, 2017

    Vinod Kumar, the Founder of SpaceTrek, is a STEM Educator and an entrepreneur providing Dome Immersive Educational Experience in schools. With its global headquarters in Singapore, the firm has its India Office in Chennai. Vinod Kumar with his mentor, Clinton Swaine, one of the World Leaders in Experiential Learning What is Immersive Learning? The next generation of Education ...

  • Farida Dahee – Kidiquette
    Thursday May 04th, 2017

    Workshop program focusing on teaching children good manners and etiquettes in a fun-filled way Farida Dahee, the founder of Kidiquette & Images2last is an Image Consultant, a soft skills trainer & an etiquette coach for kids. With more than 15 years of corporate experience, she started her own coaching & training programs to cater to kids & ...

  • Gagan Narang – Indian shooter
    Thursday May 04th, 2017

    Padma Shri and the first Indian to qualify for London Olympics What is the status of shooting sport in India today? Indian shooting today looks very promising. There are a lot of young talent willing to make a mark in shooting sports. The sport is no longer restricted to the elite. A lot of today’s youngsters have access ...

  • Praveen Parmar – TutorTrek, Indore
    Thursday May 04th, 2017

    Co-Founder of TutorTrek Infosolution Pvt. Ltd and an educationist Praveen Parmar got his degree in Business Administration from Bhopal School of Social Sciences, Bhopal (M.P.) He worked with various educational institutions and also worked as a high grade instructor for various online educational platforms i.e. TutorVista and TeacherOn.  Praveen Parmar   He started his YouTube channel TutorTrek and a ...

  • Summer Camp – Miraaya – Mumbai
    Thursday May 04th, 2017

    Develops kids’ creativity, leadership skills and team playing Miraaya, a holistic growth center based in Mumbai, conducts summer camps, in-school training for teachers and students for several cities/countries. Miraaya has been co-founded by the eminent Physiotherapist and Life And Leadership Coach Dr. Nidhi Gupta, an award-winning author, columnist and visionary educator Ms. Megha Bajaj and a ...

  • Mumbai Travellers – Travel Club
    Thursday May 04th, 2017

    Mumbai Travellers, the largest travel club in Mumbai, is headed by Nilesh Haldankar, Saurabh Thakekar and Jogendra Prajapati. It is a unit of GoTravellism Pvt Ltd. Mumbai Travellers organises an annual summer camp. “Our motto is to strengthen the bond between parent and child and send them back with memories that they will treasure for life. We ...

  • Prabha Krishna – Yogabharati – Bengaluru
    Thursday April 20th, 2017

    Prabha Krishna is the Secretary, Chief Yoga therapist and Lifestyle consultant of Yogabharati. Yogabharati is a non-profit, voluntary trust organization with a vision of enhancing Health (physical), Happiness (mental), Knowledge (intellectual) & Peace (Spiritual) in life through a holistic approach to Yoga for all ages.  Prabha Krishna Yogabharati (YB), India started in Bangalore in the year ...

  • Dhara Mehta – The Kids Company – Mumbai
    Thursday April 20th, 2017

    Founded in 2013 by Dhara Mehta in Mumbai, The Kids Company is an intelligence building activity centre offering its fun filled and intellectually stimulating programs to children in the age group of 3 – 7 years. About the Program The Kids Company’s activities consist of a blend of educational games, I.Q. sessions, puzzles, mazes, crosswords and teaching ...

  • Miraaya – Mumbai
    Thursday April 20th, 2017

    Miraaya, a holistic growth center based in Mumbai, conducts summer camps, in-school training for teachers and students for several cities/countries. Miraaya has been co-founded by the eminent Physiotherapist and Life And Leadership Coach Dr. Nidhi Gupta, an award-winning author, columnist and visionary educator Ms. Megha Bajaj and a Chartered Accountant with philanthropic bent of mind ...

  • Aditi Mukherjee – GEMS Akademia International School, Kolkata
    Wednesday April 05th, 2017

    Ms. Aditi Mukherjee, Principal – GEMS Akademia International School, Kolkata hails from the lineage of an eminent educationist and freedom fighters. She is the granddaughter of the “Tamrapatra” winner. She has been associated with teaching at various levels for quite some years fructifying her childhood ambitions. Through her diverse experiences which also includes a brief ...

  • Sadhguru – Isha Foundation & Isha Home School, Coimbatore
    Wednesday April 05th, 2017

    Isha Home School is located amidst the tranquil surroundings of the Velliangiri Mountains near Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. Founded in 2005 by Sadhguru, the school strives to incorporate his educational approach into its day-to-day teaching process. It provides education for children upto grade 12. Mystic, Yogi, Visionary and founder of Isha Foundation, Sadhguru has been a delegate to ...

  • Dr. Munmun Nath – Calcutta International School
    Wednesday April 05th, 2017

    If we have to change the education system it’s important to get into it says Dr. Munmun Nath, Senior School Principal, Calcutta International School. She loves to teach. Teaching is her passion and teaching is her hobby. Teaching comes naturally to her. Her birthday is on 5th September, ‘The Teachers’ Day!’ As a child, on her birthday ...

  • Dr. Meenakshi Ravi – Meera Center for Music Therapy Education and Research, Bangalore
    Wednesday April 05th, 2017

    Dr. Meenakshi Ravi is a professional musician, music therapist, counsellor and executive director of the Therapy Center. She holds a masters degree in Social Work, Carnatic Music, Doctorate on “Psychosocial profile of women with marital discord and counselling intervention” from Bangalore University and proficiency in Carnatic Classical Vocal Music. She did professional counselling for more than ...

  •  Clifton Shipway – Maxton Strong School, Uttarakhand
    Wednesday April 05th, 2017

    An Australian by birth, Clifton Shipway came to India with his family to take care of The Good Shepherd Agricultural Mission an orphanage which was started by his Grandfather. He wears a lot of hats here. He is not only the Deputy Director of the GSAM but also the Chairman of the Maxton Strong School and heads ...

  • Banani S Hazarika – Army Public School, Tezpur, Assam
    Tuesday April 04th, 2017

    Teaching has been my passion and being in teaching-learning process has always been a dream for me says Mrs. Banani S Hazarika, Principal of Army Public School, Tezpur, Assam. Her journey with APS began in 1996, and since then there is no looking back.She served the Army Public Schools for the last 21 years in various ...