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VL Narasimham Rajana

Chief Program Officer

VL Narasimham Rajana is the Chief Program Officer at Teach for Change. As the CPO, he overlooks the flagship initiatives of Teach for Change such as TFC Literacy Program, TFC Digital Labs initiative and TFC Smart Classroom Initiative. He was earlier associated with WE Hub, Government of Telangana where he spearheaded the Strategic and Policy initiatives, especially those concerning the Rural women and International collaborations. An Young India Fellow from Ashoka University, Narasimham has also worked with Government of India (Quality Council of India) to provide policy recommendations on welfare of Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups. Narasimham is an Engineering graduate from Manipal University and has been quite actively involved in Model UNs and Youth Parliament.

Shaik Ayoob

Shaik Ayoob

Chief Operating Officer

Ayoob holds a Bachelor’s and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and Law. He has an experience of 10 years in Development Sector. Currently, He is responsible for all the Operational and Administrative functions in all the four cities. He also supports CEO in developing long term strategies. He looks after the Public Relations and CSR Partners. Ayoob believes, “Education helps increase a child’s creativity through which they enjoy the process of studying.”

Pujith Uthappa

Pujith Uthappa

Head of Communications & Strategic Partnership

Pujith holds a Master’s Degree in International Journalism from Brunel University, London. She heads Strategic Partnerships. She is responsible for developing partnerships and media content. She helps in conceptualizing Teach For Change’s Outreach Events and Campaigns. Pujith believes, “Education promotes the rights of women and children in society.”

Upparpally Vinay Kumar

Upparpally Vinay Kumar

Head, Rural Teacher Program

Vinay holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Technology from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad. Currently, he heads the Rural Teacher Program and also looks after the Operations of Teach for Change in Vijayawada City. He is responsible for the implementation of the Teach for Change’s flagship programmes in schools. He coordinates with volunteers and school authorities for the same. Vinay believes, “Education helps children develop a unique perspective in life.”