Leader Talk

Prasanna Vadayar – CEO and Trustee, Sikshana Foundation

Sikshana Foundation began its operations in 2003 with a goal of improving the state of public education in the country. The organization initially began working with the Karnataka education department further spreading to six states within India. Prasanna Vadayar, CEO, started off his relations with Sikshana as a donor in 2005 while he was in USA. …

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Maya Menon – Founder & Director, The Teacher Foundation (TTF)

Ms Maya has been in the field of education for over three decades. Her areas of professional experience include conceptualizing, designing and implementing a wide range of school and teacher-related projects and services – including the Wipro Applying Thought in Schools Teacher Empowerment Project initiated in 2001 and Safe & Sensitive Schools initiated in 2009 and currently research on ‘Standards for Social & Emotional Learning for Indian schools’.

Osama Manzar – Founder & CEO, Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF)

Osama Manzar is a global leader on the mission of eradicating information poverty from global south using digital tools through Digital Empowerment Foundation, an organisation he founded in 2002. He is a social entrepreneur, author, columnist, angel investor, mentor, and sits on several government and policy committees in India as well as some international organisations …

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