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Prof. Vimala Ramachandran
First Director of Mahila Samakhya, a women’s education programme of Government of India; was Managing Trustee of Health Watch -a network of researchers and activists engaged with women’s health; established Educational Resource Unit in 1998 -a network of researchers and practitioners working on education and empowerment, National Fellow at National University of Educational Planning and Administration.
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Ms. Sreeja
Chief functionary and Secretary of the India Education Collective; founding member and Chief Functionary/ Secretary 2000-11, of Prajayatna, a national level organisation focusing on systemic issues of education reform; COO of the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation from 2011-2013 and later Secretary-CEO from 2013-15.
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Mr. Deep Joshi
Chairman at IRMA; co-founder of the NGO Professional Assistance for Development Action (PRADAN); earlier member of the National Advisory Council; awarded Padma Shri and the Magsaysay Award; Chair of the National Foundation of India.
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Prof. M.A. Khader
Earlier Professor in the faculty and Head, Curriculum Group, NCERT, New Delhi; Member Secretary, National Steering Committee, National Curriculum Framework, 2005 ; Director, SCERT, Government of Kerala when Kerala Curriculum Framework – 2007 was formulated; Chairperson, Steering Committee for reform in School Curriculum and Teacher Education, Government of Rajasthan. Currently associated with National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE), New Delhi.
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Ms. Sunisha Ahuja
Earlier Program Director at Mobile Crèches; was Senior Consultant to the Dept. of Elementary Education, GOI to support the District Primary Education Program (DPEP); was Technical Specialist on Early Childhood Development at CARE; India Country Director with Room to Read (2003-2008 and 2010-12); fellow of the Kamalnayan Bajaj Fellowship (KBF) and the Aspen Global Leadership Network; currently Chief Consultant- Right to Education to the Dept of School Education, MHRD, GOI.
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Dr. B. Shadrach
Asia Co-ordinator- WorldWide Web Foundation; Consultant- Global Libraries, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Advisor- Read Global; has worked as CEO of Telecentre.org Foundation, Manila; and, OneWorld South Asia; Member- Civil Society Advisory Committee, Commonwealth Foundation, UK.
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Ms. Hyma V.
Till recently Group COO of BASIX, a livelihood promotion organisation; Earlier with MayaOrganic, a social enterprise working to organise unorganised sector workers into self‐managed enterprises. Her corporate career included Titan Industries where she was a Strategic Business Unit head; CEO of Tommy Hilfiger; worked as Consultant in the areas of business strategy, marketing and retail – Apple, PricewaterhouseCoopers.