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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.