We focus on developing School Leaders who can lead high-performing schools for underserved communities

We have reached over 1,400 schools and 5.3 lakh students across Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore and Hyderabad.

Gayatri Nair Lobo

Chief Executive Officer

Nasreen Abdul Khader

Chief Programme Officer

Dimple Gujral

Chief Operating Officer

Kavita Rajagopalan

Chief Academic Officer

Shriram Tarawade

Marketing Lead

Ajay Shah

Finance Head

Payal Jain

Monitoring & Evaluation Head

Sudakshina Mallick

City Head, Mumbai

Deepti Adsule

Programme Lead, Mumbai

Mamta Naidu

City Head, Pune

Rohit Thapa

Programme Lead, Pune

Sai Pramod Bathena

City Head, Hyderabad

Sushant Nambiar

Programme Lead, Hyderabad

Rahul Raina

Programme Lead, Hyderabad

Bharath Sequeira

City Head, Bengaluru

Neha Nair

Programme Lead, Bengaluru

Rahul Subbaraman

National Relationship Manager

Baidurya Sen

Curriculum Head

Manvi Arora

Head, Strategic & Government Partnership

Jennifer Mendonca

Manager, Development

Nikita Nichani

Manager, Human Resources

Pooja Sharma

Programme Lead, Delhi

Akanksha Ghai

National Alumni Lead

Advisory Board

Vandana Goyal

Former CEO, The Akanksha Foundation

Ashish Dhawan

Founder & Chairman, Central Square Foundation(CSF)

Azad Oommen

Co-Founder, Global Schools for Leaders(GSL)

Deepak Satwalekar

Former Managing Director, HDFC- Standard Life Insurance

Yogesh Mahansaria

Promoter, Yogesh Agencies & Investment Private Limited

Our values build our team’s foundation. They help us stay aligned and do better everyday.


We are a part of something bigger than ourselves

We are committed and dedicated to our mission. We feel pride for our work and take ownership of our organisation. Our purpose motivates us to contribute to our collective goal every single day.

We are stronger together

We leverage each other’s skills and value every perspective. We believe that our collective minds create the best solutions. We grow and learn together.

We thrive on transparency

We believe in transparency in our work, our processes, and our relationships within and outside the organisation. We pride in sharing all information available and seek clarity when required.

We keep it real

Our individual and organisational growth stems from humility, honesty, and trust in each other. We share an openness to learning, we share our failures and see vulnerability as an opportunity to grow. We offer constructive feedback to support our team.

We pursue excellence

We hold each other to high expectations. We are constantly learning, innovating, and pushing each other to raise the bar of quality in our organisation. We continually strive to improve and bring out the best in ourselves.

We have fun doing serious work

The work we do is challenging. We make sure we have fun together as we work towards our mission. We encourage making time for building relationships and prioritising our health and families.