Ms. Ashrita Sadu
Director of Content Initiatives, BYJUs (Epic for Kids)
Ms. Sadu is a Creative Content Specialist with 6+ years in e-learning, early learning, visual content communication, and storytelling. Skilled in developing content that makes people fall in love with learning, through narrative integration and innovative mediums, Ashrita is passionate about making learning accessible to all. She holds a Masters degree in English Literature and Bachelors in Engineering from Manipal University.
Mr. Akhil Neelam
Co-founder & Director, Centre for Gender and Politics
Akhil Neelam is a public policy practitioner and a gender rights advocate, working towards making politics gender-equal. He is the Director and Co-founder of Centre for Gender and Politics, a think-tank on gender and politics in South Asia. Previously, he has worked with the state governments of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana where he strategized policy communications and planned implementation of various public education initiatives and contributed towards implementing systemic changes for better implementation. He is also a Young India Fellow from Ashoka University.
Mr. Akshat Saraf
An innately dynamic, qualified young management professional, Akshat Saraf drives sales, marketing and operations at Radha TMT group. He holds an MBA from the Indian School of business, and a bachelors degree from Indiana University, USA.
His unique insight has helped Radha Group enter new market segments and under his direction, the company is racing ahead to achieve its goal of becoming number one steel manufacturing company in South India.
A multi-faceted personality, he is a member of CII; Y-CEO Club; Campden Family Connect; FICCI; a Black Belt with certifications in three different martial art forms; and is also associated with various charitable organizations.
Ms. Avnie Garg
Founder, Elucidation Today
Avnie Garg is the founder of Elucidation Today which is aimed at skill development and career coaching. She is keenly interested in changing how students, parents, teachers and policy makers look at ‘education’. Besides, she is interested in teaching through story-telling, memes, hands-on activities and in developing curriculum. A Young India Fellow from Ashoka University and a Master in Economics, she is also experienced in Talent Advisory. Her strength lies in strong communication, relationship building, conflict resolution, and need-based learning. She appreciates independence, diversity, organised work, politeness, and constructive feedback.
Ms. Ramya Madhavaram
Partnership & Communications Manager, WE Hub, Govt of Telangana
With over eight years of experience in operations, entrepreneurship, academia, and healthcare, Ramya has been actively working towards creating strategic partnerships and implementing STEAM programs, Entrepreneurship programs for students across schools and Colleges by engaging academia, government, and corporates. An entrepreneur by nature, Ramya was the Co-Founder and Managing Director of an International Preschool and is a trained in International Baccalaureate for PYP. Ramya has expertise in bringing entrepreneurial and managerial experiences in childcare and healthcare facilities and health informatics start-ups spread across India and US. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy and a Master’s degree in health informatics from George Mason University, Virginia.
Ms. Trishanya Raju
Sr. Policy Executive, Biological E. Limited
Trishanya Raju is the Managing Trustee at the Datla Foundation, Founder of The Wandering Raven, Academic Innovations Coordinator at CHIREC International School, and Consultant at The Sandbox. Through her work in the education sector, she works across curricula, income, and grade levels to develop and implement programs that impact student learning and development, teacher training, and community engagement. Trishanya completed her undergraduate degree with honors in Comparative Cultures and Identities, with minors in Creative Writing and Entrepreneurship from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor. She received her master’s degree in Education and Human Development from George Washington University, and is currently a Doctor of Education candidate at Johns Hopkins University, where she is specializing in Mind, Brain and Teaching.
Mr. Vamsi Krishna Jaggari
Innovations Consultant, UNICEF
Mr. Vamshi Krishna Jaggari is an Innovations Consultant for UNICEF, where he oversees all youth and adolescent innovation initiatives in three Indian states. His desire to help people motivated him to become an Art of Living facilitator and reach out to thousands of people from all walks of life. Thousands of students had been mentored in areas such as career counselling, stress management, and personal development. He is a facilitator for the Faculty Development Program for Principals and Directors, as well as a guest lecturer for the Communication and Personality Development Courses at Medical Colleges. He has a computer science degree from JNTU-H, is an NLP Practitioner, an out-of-court mediator, and an alternative healing therapist.