Vinod is a social entrepreneur who previously served as founding member and Director at STIR Education, a successful not-for-profit start-up focused on building teacher changemaker networks in India and Uganda. Under his
leadership, STIR program in India scaled to over 15000 teachers. Prior to this Vinod worked at Investment Banks like Nomura and Lehman Brothers. He did his MBA from Delhi School of Economics and holds a B.Sc. in Physics from
“To be is to do, to do is to be, do be do be do.”
Language Guru. Improv Queen. Culture Vulture.
Sarita Sharma, worked in Sardar Patel Vidyalaya Delhi for 7 years where she headed the Maths Lab Programme for primary school. For the next 6 years she headed the primary wing (Grade 1-3) and led the Math team in CurriMakers.
Sarita conducts workshops for teachers in various subjects, theater and pedagogy independently, as well as for British Council. She holds a B. El. Ed. from Delhi University and M. Ed from Tata Institute of Social Sciences
“When we die, everybody feel the pains but we do not know about it. It’s the same with stupidity.”
Suvidhi has 8 years of work experience in the education sector as a researcher, teacher trainer and teacher. She has worked with government schools, affordable private schools and various non-profit organisations in various
capacities, however her focus has been on implementation of programs at scale and understanding the impact of interventions in education. Prior to joining TheTeacherApp, Suvidhi worked at J-PAL, STIR Education and Teach for
India. She holds a Ed.M in International Education Policy from Harvard University and a B.A in Psychology from Delhi University.
“The more original a discovery the more obvious is seems afterwards.”
Problem Solver. Penny-wise. Fitness Fanatic.
Ishan is a technologist who has 5 years of experience in building and launching education, media and financial technology products at organizations like IBM Research, Amazon and PayPal. Building the University of Texas-Austin’s
eLearning platform, sparked his curiosity to delve deeper into education technology, and eventually solve the problem of digital access for teachers in India, at TheTeacherApp. Ishan holds a B. Sc. in Computer Science from The
University of Texas-Austin and currently pursuing his MBA from Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University.
“If life seems to have more questions than answers, try to be the one who asks the questions.”
Storyteller. Adventurer. Salad devotee.
Medha started her career at Google, managing digital advertising (AdWords) accounts for small and medium businesses. To explore the potential of education to act as a social equaliser, she joined Going to School, a
design-driven education non-profit where she worked across Bihar and Jharkhand. She loved the non-stop hustle at Global Citizen Festival, India working on Education and Gender Policy & Advocacy. Medha holds a B.A. in Economics
from Shri Ram College of Commerce.
“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.”
Star-gazer. Peace maker. Supermom.
Bhanu has taught as a primary school teacher for over 7 years in private as well as government schools such as Sardar Patel Vidyalaya and Navyug School. She was involved in creating teacher training curriculum and assessment of
teacher training programs at Etasha, TISS, NCTE. She has worked in the field of teacher professional development and as a content developer in Mathematics for over 4 years at Xseed Education and Birla Edutech. Bhanu holds a B.
El. Ed. from Delhi University, M.A. in Education from TISS, Mumbai and Master’s in Sociology from IGNOU.
“Enjoy the little things in life for one day you’ll look back and realise they were the big things.”
Shilpa has experience in school education for over 14 years; has worked as a teacher, teacher educator at private schools and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Education, Delhi University. She participated in the
‘Climate Change Educators Skillshare’ in Melbourne, Australia under the Australian Leadership Awards (ALA) Fellowships. She holds a B.El.Ed, an M.Ed., M.Phil (Education) from the Department of Education, Delhi University and
M.A. in Political Science and Public Administration.
“Smile, because it confuses people. Smile, because it's easier than explaining what is killing you inside.”
Vitalizer. Visualiser. Stationary Gatherer.
Ishtha has worked with STIR Education as a Qualitative Data Analyst, aiming to understand teachers’ beliefs about their students and about each other. She holds a B.A. from Lady Shri Ram College and MSc. in Social Psychology
from London School of Economics. Her thesis led to her deep interest in child psychology, and subsequently in the space between child development and education.
“Those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.”
Listener. Explorer. Zen-maker
After teaching for 4 years, Parul joined Currimakers where she helped build child-friendly curriculum, delivered through print and digital media. She has worked as a subject matter expert in Mathematics and team lead at S.Chand
Group of Companies and content developer at Pearson India. She’s been engaged with study of the web portal by Delhi University, Regional Resource Centre for Elementary Education. She holds a B.El.Ed from Delhi University, M.Ed.
from TISS and is currently pursuing Master's in Psychology at IGNOU.
“Imagination is more important than knowledge.”
Educationist. Organizer. Chocolate Enthusiast.
A passionate reader, Kriti holds B. Sc. from University of Delhi and a B. Ed from Indraprastha University. As the academic head of the primary department of Presidium School, she was responsible for curriculum implementation,
parent communication, classroom observations and teacher training and feedback.
She has taught as a primary teacher at Presidium School for 4 years. Her profile at Currimakers included reviewing and co-authoring of theme based learning books for science for grades 1 to 5.
“Live life like you have nothing to lose!”
Gastronome. Dog Whisperer. Language-Researcher.
Jyoti holds a B.El.Ed and an M.Ed from University of Delhi and an M.Phil (Education) from Jamia Millia Islamia. Her research focuses on teachers' beliefs and task-based language teaching. She has taught English to middle school
learners in a private school for more than 3 years and has special interest in teaching English as a second language.
“If it doesn't challenge you, it doesn't change you!”
Bookworm. Caffeine Fiend. Logic Builder.
Nisha has completed her B.El. Ed from Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University, M. A. in Education and M.Phil from Tata Institute of Social Sciences. She has worked as an educator for both children and teachers as well as in the
field of teacher professional development. She was involved in researches focussing on children's literature in school textbooks, gender and education and has co-written a monograph 'Stories in a School Bag.’ Her research in
M.Phil. focussed on understanding the formulation of curricula as policy in teacher education.
“Without integrity, nothing works.”
Fantasizer. Hygiene Freak. Silent Soldier.
Honey has been working in the education sector for 4 years. She has worked with prominent organizations such as Azim Premji Foundation, Eklavya Foundation and Tata Institute of Social Sciences in the capacity of science
education and teacher professional development. She completed her M. Sc. Physics from Aligarh Muslim University and B. Ed from MJPRU, Bareilly.
“The world went and got itself in a big damn hurry.”
Curiosity Follower. Puppeteer. Talker.
Chhavi started her career as Teacher Fellow at NCERT, Delhi. She has worked with Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan in Early School Mathematics Programme (ESMP) as a researcher, teacher professional developer, and teacher. She led trainings
of teacher educators as a resource person in various states such as Haryana, Uttrakhand, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Assam, Orissa etc.She has member of developing team of Mathematics Learning Kit(MLK) and its manuals,
Teacher’s Resource Book, गणित है मज़ेदार, शिक्षक स्त्रोत पुस्तिका, etc. She has also worked in the capacity building programme as resource person with Tech Mahindra Foundation, Katha Manch, and Umang School. Chhavi holds a
B.El.Ed from Delhi University and M.A. in Education from Jamia Millia Islamia.
“I know one thing; that I know nothing.”
Sunshine Chaser. Mountain Lover. Ideator.
Abha has taught for the past 18 years in progressive institutions namely Shikshantar and The Shri Ram School. She has been a Math educator primarily using multiple pedagogic approaches. As a teacher educator, she developed
content and learning resources for teachers in specific and classroom management in general. She is a graduate in B El. Ed. from Gargi College and M.ed from University of Delhi.
“When the going gets tough, the tough gets going!”
Colour Philosopher. Precisionist. Moongazer.
Rashi has 5 years of experience working as senior graphic designer and visualiser. She started her journey by designing quirky merchandise for Happily Unmarried, making people fall in love at/with TrulyMadly and illustrating
comics with ScoopWhoop. She holds a Bachelor's in Design from National Institute of Fashion Technology, Delhi.
“Do every little thing with love.”
Book Hoarder. Children’s Literature Writer. Foodie.
Sheetal has taught as a primary school teacher in Digantar, an alternative education program, in the outskirts of the city of Jaipur. She travelled across the country researching on alternative pedagogies. She has worked as a
research investigator in Jamia Millia Islamia. She enjoys working with children and teachers especially around writing and telling stories. She holds her B.El.Ed from Jesus and Mary College, Delhi University and M.A. in
Education from Azim Premji University.