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Anil Kumar
Anil Kumar, Principal, Delhi Public School Faridabad
Area of Specialisation: Educationist, K-12 Education, CBSE Curriculum
Passionate educator and thought leader with 30 years of experience, of which 19 years as Principal DPS Faridabad – one of the twelve DPS Core Schools run directly by globally acclaimed DPS Society.
An exemplary teacher of mathematics and a successful administrator with a proven track record of providing uncommon leadership during challenging times including during the COVID 19 pandemic. During the pandemic he successfully led his school through challenges of all hues and ensured that learning did not stop. Thus, he successfully executed, in his own way, the mantra ‘Keep Learning’!
Mr. Kumar’s many leaderships roles include devising unconventional ways to prep students for competitive exams like NTSE, KVPY, Olympiads, INMO, IMO and IIT, heading innovative like ‘Udaan’- a Govt. Of India initiative for the girl child under MHRD, serving as Lead Collaborator Principal for CBSE initiative - Hubs of Learning, serving as Regional Coordinator of-Regional Mathematics Olympiad through Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), and serving as Head Academic Committee to CBSE (Mathematics) for two levels of Mathematics in class X and extension to classes XI and XII in the future. He has also served as member of Inspection Committee constituted by CBSE for granting Affiliation to CBSE.
He has co-authored two books, ‘Problem Book of Maths’ for NCERT, and ‘Supplementary Textual Material for Class X’ for CBSE, compiled CBSE’s Teacher Manual and advised on the making of DPS Society’s Teacher’s Manual for Mathematics for classes IV to X.
Anubha Doshi
Anubha Doshi , Founder-Director - Soulsphere
Area of Specialisation: Psychologist, Mindfulness based Facilitator, Arts-Based Therapist & Reiki Practitioner
Anubha completed her graduation in English Literature from the Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi. She is a double post graduate degree holder, and a scholarship holder in Clinical Psychology from Fergusson College, Pune University. She also has a masters degree in Communication Management from the Symbiosis Institute of Communication Management.

She is an associate member of the ADTA (American Dance Therapy Association) and CID (International Dance Council) France. She is on the advisory board as well as training faculty of CMTAI and is the Editor of CMTAI’s online Indian Magazine of Dance/Movement therapy. She is on the Board of studies of the Psychology department, St. Miras College for Girls, Pune.

Her practice is unique as she explores the connection between DMT and Mindfulness, born out of her study of the Buddhist psychology at the Pune University. She pursued the Presence Oriented Psychotherapy under Just Being, furthering her work with Mindfulness. She is also working on a book which talks about developing spiritual, emotional and intelligence quotients in children from birth, alongside conducting parenting workshops at centers for children.

Her dream to have all the arts under one roof is what led her to establish Artsphere and Soulsphere, a unique arts and healing centre in Pune where performing arts and therapy co-exist under the same roof
Dr. Arunabh Singh
Dr. Arunabh Singh, Director, Nehru World School
Area of Specialisation: K-12 Education, CBSE Curriculum, International Board Curriculum, Education Technology
Dr Arunabh Singh is a passionate Educationist and Edupreneur. He heads Nehru World School, Ghaziabad as Director-Principal. An Alumnus of Kings College London and Hindu College, Delhi University. Dr Singh is the Chairman of FICCI ARISE for UP West and also a British Council School Ambassador. He frequently participates in TV debates and speaks on various national and international forums across the globe on topics primarily concerning education and progressive learning. Passionate about innovation, technology, entrepreneurship and igniting young minds, he is a proponent of distributed leadership model and firmly believes “Technology may not replace teachers, but teachers who use technology effectively will replace those who don’t.”
Dr. Mamta Mathur
Dr. Mamta Mathur, Developmental Psychologist
Area of Specialisation: Development Psychology, Education for Special Kids, Counselling and Therapy
Dr. Mamta Mathur supports individuals with special needs to facilitate inclusion and help them lead a joyous life and contribute to society. Society is designed to co-exist with individual differences. Children with Special Needs are dear to me and she chooses to include. She holds M Phil (Creativity in Children) and PhD in Psychology (Slow Learning Children and Learning Disabilities) from Osmania University, Hyderabad. She is a Developmental Psychologist, Special educator, Counsellor, Therapist. She is internationally certified Inclusion Leader and known as Inclusion Champion. She has national and international experience in teaching and training the graduate and post graduate students; and three decades of experience in the field of inclusive education. She is a consultant to many schools and have a learning lab at Hyderabad.
Dr. Navin Sakhuja
Dr. Navin Sakhuja, MD Ophthalmology
Area of Specialisation: Ophthalmologist, Eye Surgeon
Dr Navin Sakhuja, MD Ophthalmology, DNBE is an alumnus of Maulana Azad Medical College(1985) and the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences,( 1991).

Following the completion of his MD, he worked in AIIMS for a further three years as a Senior Resident ( Registrar). He has been a practicing ophthalmologist and vitreoretinal eye surgeon for the last 25 years, the last 20 in private practice and attached to some of the capital’s top hospitals like Moolchand Hospital, Apollo Hospital and the Max Group of Hospitals. His special interest in Ophthalmology is Diabetic Retinopathy, Retina, Medical Ophthalmology and Uveal inflammations. He has numerous publications to his name and is also a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, The All India Ophthalmological Society and the Delhi Ophthalmological Society.

He is also an accomplished photographer and has had several large exhibitions with the Discovery Channel in partnership to his name and has written chapters in books -” Let there be light” and pursues both his profession and passion with equal zeal and dedication.
Dr. Priyamvada Agarwal
Dr. Priyamvada Agarwal, Founder, TakeAnEdge
Area of Specialisation: Teacher Training, Content Creation
Dr. Priyamvada Agarwal’s startup TakeAnEdge through which she conducts teacher training sessions and online English language courses. In last three months during the lock down she has trained more than 3000 teachers in online teaching.

Dr. Priyamvada Agarwal started her career as a college teacher and was associated with NCERT. She taught both pre service and in- service teachers and trained teachers of DIETs and SCERTs also. Her passion for material development and teacher training saw new heights when she started to work with Oxford University Press, where she worked extensively on complete projects of developing teacher support material for books being used by CBSE/ICSE/State board schools across India. She has been delivering training to teachers in private schools pan India. Till date she has delivered more than 300 teacher training workshops. She has been developing material for both print and digital medium. She has been teaching at Delhi University and Ambedkar University. She is on the panel of The English and Foreign Languages University as an academic counsellor.
Dr. Sameer Malhotra
Dr. Sameer Malhotra , Director and Head – Max Super Specialty Hospital
Area of Specialisation: Psychiatry, Anxiety Disorder, Depression, Mood Disorder, Stress management, Anger Management, Counselling
Over 2 decades of training and clinical experience at prestigious institutes of the country - PGIMER, Chandigarh; NIMHANS, Bangalore; AIIMS, Delhi. Worked as Consultant, Dept of Psychiatry and National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi and National Health Service, United Kingdom.

Education & Training
- CCST (Specialist Training Authority of the Medical Royal Colleges, UK)
- MBBS from Delhi University
- MD (Psychiatry)

Awards and recognition
- GC Bora! II award (Indian Association for Social Psychiatry, World Psychiatric Association member Society)
- Global network awards for tobacco drug deaddiction research, Spain and Italy
- World Psychiatric Association fellowship, Florence, Italy
- Sir Donald Cohen Fellowship of the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Germany
- World Psychiatric Association fellowship, Prague
Dr. Saumya Yadav Sinha
Dr. Saumya Yadav Sinha, Nutritionist
Area of Specialisation: Dietetics, Life-Style Modification, CBSE Curriculum
Dr. Saumya has been a part of the education system for almost two decades, and has heartily devoted her time and efforts to generate & incorporate good teaching-learning methodologies. She also possesses an enriching experience in the field of Health and Nutrition.

As an educationist she understands the value of quality education, and her prime focus has been to form a strong literary base for the upcoming generations. In addition to this, she also emphasizes on the monumental role of sustainable nutrition for everyone which contributes towards a contented state of mind and body.

She has been associated with many renowned schools and hospitals like DPS, Ryan International, The Millennium School, Apollo Hospitals and Express Clinic PVT Ltd.
Katerina Folkman
Katerina Folkman, Founder of OneUpBaby
Area of Specialisation: Lifestyle Coach, Human Psychology, Parenting Issues
Katerina Folkman has always been a passionate scientist, with a keen interest in human psychology, behavior and the work of subconscious mind and has over 17 years of experience in Business, Entrepreneurship and Coaching. Katerina is originally from Russia and got her M.Sc. Degree in Biological Physics from Technical University of St. Petersburg. She continued her scientific education in Canada, where she acquired M.Sc. degree in Biochemistry from McMaster University. She is an MBA graduate from Wharton Business School, with dual major in Finance and Marketing.
Her work in these areas brought her a lot of followers in Social Media. Her Instagram profile @oneupbaby with 53K followers tackles the psychological issues related to both parents and children. Katerina is covering traditional parenting issues e.g. attachment bond and home-schooling. She also writes about parents’ emotional and behavioral issues, helping them find energy and the right parenting approach.
In the last 3 years, Katerina became known as “The Happiness Coach”, due to success of her online training programs and personal coaching. She is using science and psychology to help her clients build positive and happy mindset, increase mental energy and productivity, make their dreams come true, especially in the areas of Money, Relationships and Life Mission.
Mahesh Balakrishnan
Mahesh Balakrishnan, Development and Recognition Manager North India, IB Board
Area of Specialisation: IB Board, Education Technology, Gamified Learning
A passionate teacher and mentor, Mahesh brings in a decade of experience in education. He has worked across higher and primary education, online learning and technology in education in the fields of simulation and gamified learning. He also conducts corporate workshops. He has been active in student mentoring and providing them various career pathways to higher education. His experience includes working with regulators, policy makers and industry leaders.
Pervin Malhotra
Pervin Malhotra , Director, Career Guidance India
Area of Specialisation: Career Counsellor and Columnist
Pervin Malhotra is the country’s most widely read career columnist today. Her popular Q & A columns, Videos & TV shows are followed by millions of young people, parents and educators in the country. Besides her newspaper columns and workshops in India and abroad, Pervin has featured as a career expert in hundreds of TV programs across channels. Her popular show: Career Café was the longest running live career show on television – 200+ episodes aired to-date.

The 35 books that she has published have become a seminal source of information and guidance for students and counsellors all over the country. Pervin has also authored the bestselling Times Book of New Age Careers.

Pervin is Director, Career Guidance India (CARING) an organisation dedicated to helping students make the right educational and career choices by providing them accurate and up-to-date information and guidance through books, modules, psychometric tests, seminars, counselling and mass media.

Researching and practicing in this field for over 30 years, Pervin is a popular speaker at colleges, schools, university and industry fora in India and abroad.
Earlier nominated for the Top 100 Women of India (M/o Women & Child Dev) award, Pervin recently concluded 14 episodes of her Career Show on BBC News Hindi & Gujarati. Her Videos can also be seen on her YouTube Channel: Yo Careers
Ramya Rajendiran
Ramya Rajendiran, Co-Founder, Springdays School & Fountainhead Leaders
Area of Specialisation: Education Technology, K-12 Education, Social Emotional Learning Skills, Leadership Development Skills, CBSE Curriculum
Ramya Rajendiran is a new age educationalist who loves to create joyful and holistic learning experiences for children backed by Technology.
She has a high amount of expertise in Education Technology backed by a strong corporate leadership experience of more than ten years in IBM India & Singapore, where she developed and productized many ideas. At IBM, she was a core part of the IBM’s Cloud Architecture Team involved in cutting edge software research and development. Her accolades further include four patents being filed with the United States Patent Office and authoring several technology papers, books, and publications.

She is also the Co-Founder of a new-age K-12 school, Springdays, at Vellore, Tamilnadu, and Fountainhead Leaders, a leadership development company that envisions to equip school children with Social-Emotional Learning skills to become leaders for their life. She is also the Curriculum Director for Lakshmi Garden School, Vellore.
Sangita Kumar
Sangita Kumar, Founder Director, iPrograms
Area of Specialisation: Psychology, Behavioural Science
Sangita Kumar is a Behavioural Consultant, Speaker and Self-help Author. She has 16 years of experience in practicing and teaching Behavioral Sciences and its challenges in Corporates, School &Colleges, and Individuals Counselling Support.

She is Founder Director of 'i PROGRAMS' wherein she is efficiently leading team of behavioral psychologists via the programs of the company. i PROGRAMS has a section which focuses on School Professionals ,Parents & Guardians. These programs offer guidance in understanding the behaviour patterns of the child including concerns around teenage, bullying, abuse, peer pressure, adjustment issues and sociability as well as various academic challenges . The support is offered through interventions in different concepts like multiple intelligence, learning styles, neurological constructs and brain dominance. There are programs to develop and fine tune the competencies of school counsellors & Special educators to help them excel in their role.

Sangita has been associated with Amity Institute of Psychology and Allied Sciences for last 14 years taking lectures and mentoring Graduate & Post Graduate students of Psychology – future professionals in aspects of behavioural sciences , understanding and modification. She is also associated with National Commission for Protection of Child Rights as a consultant.
Sujata Manish Pashine
Sujata Manish Pashine, Principal Adarsh Sanskar Vidyalaya and Jr. college Pipla, Nagpur
Area of Specialisation: K-12 Education, Student Psychology
Mrs. Sujata Manish Pashine has done her Masters in English literature, Bachelor of education in the Datta Megha College Butibori Nagpur, and Bachelor of Science in microbiology at D.B.Science College in Gondia Nagpur.

She has also done Diploma in Business Management at N.M.D college in Gondia Nagpur. She has sixteen years of experience in the teaching field . During this period, she connected with students of all age groups. Since 2014 she is working as principal in Adarsh Sanskar Vidyalaya and Jr. college Pipla Nagpur.

Her passion is teaching and getting connected with students. Her special forte is understanding the psychology of students all the age groups. Her belief is that students must be handled in unique ways depending on the situation and context.
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