ShikshaLokam enables and amplifies leadership development opportunities for
individuals and institutions engaged in K-12 education systems
Founded in 2017, ShikshaLokam is an Education Leadership Catalyst under the aegis of Advaith Foundation. It is a manifestation of Societal Platform thinking, a systemic method to resolve complex societal challenges with speed, at scale, sustainably. As a catalyst for education leadership, ShikshaLokam co-creates different solutions with Government Functionaries, Civil Society Organizations and Academic Bodies to address the Education Leadership challenges.

Keeping the Societal Platform construct, ShikshaLokam works towards distributing the ability to solve the gaps that exist in education leadership development space and improving the agency of actors in the ecosystem to drive large scale educational change programs.
About Advaith Foundation
Born out of the conviction that quality education is the cornerstone of all developmental progress in society, Advaith Foundation is a Shibulal Family Philanthropic Initaitive, formed to promote philanthropic ventures in the field of education and research. The trust was registered in July 2004, and is based out of Bangalore, Karnataka, India.

We believe that every child has the right to an education that enriches the mind, builds character and broadens horizons through knowledge. It is our mission to make such education accessible to children from different walks of life, with the effects cascading and resounding further in the generations to come.


Board of Advisors

Mr. Anil Swarup

Former Secretary,
Ministry of Education

Dr. Santhosh Mathew

Country Lead
Social and Public Finance Policy, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Dr. Sujatha Rao

Professor and Academic Advisor,

Dr.Subramanian Rangan

Professor of Strategy and Management,

Our team

Aishwarya Rastogi

Manager, Solutions & Product Development

Akash Shah

Lead, Product Engineering

Anupama Purohit

Education Consultant

Ayesha Naffia

Senior Lead, Support & Implementation

Bhavya Kukreja

Associate, Programs & Partnerships

G Suma

Software Developer

Joyeeta Ray

Associate, Ecosystem & Development

Khayal Sharma

Associate, Program Implementation and Support

Khushboo Awasthi

Chief Operating Officer

Kiran Haridas

Lead, Frontend Developer

Luv Kumar

Manager, Strategic Communications

Madhavi Patel

Associate, Programs

Mahesh Nanjunda Rao

Support & Implementation Consultant

Mansi Nema

Lead, Program Design & Research

Meghana Rao

Quality Engineer

Nancy Nikita Samad

Associate, Communications

Neeraj Doddamane

Chief Strategy Officer

Pooja Rajashekar

Associate, Product Innovation

Prateek Agarwal

Senior Lead, Product Management

Prathamesh Navale

Associate, UI/UX Designer

Preethi Gowda

Lead, QA

Priyanka K Mohan

Manager, Ecosystem Development

Ranjitha TK

Frontend Developer

Rohini Raj

Associate, UI/UX Designer


Lead, Program Design & Research

Sandhya Wadhwa

Manager, State Programs

Sanjana D M

Lead, Product Innovations

Shaik Jubedha

Junior Data Engineer

Shakthieshwari A

Lead, Data Engineering

Shruti Fauzdar

Lead, Solutions Design

Simmi Puri

Chief Product Officer

Sonal Bhasin

Lead, Communications

Subash Machiraju

Senior QA Engineer

Veena Sagar

Senior Education Consultant

Vijayashree Urs

Chief Technology Officer

Vinay R Sanjivi

Manager, Programs

Vinod Kumar D V

Junior, Support & Implementation Engineer

Thejaswini Balaji

Process Consultant

Yogitha Pelluri

Lead, Design and Research

The Partner Ecosystem

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