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

Our team

Aishwarya Rastogi

Head, Impact Measurement and Data

Aishwarya Sehgal

Senior Lead, Programs

Akash Shah

Lead, Product Engineering

Anamika Srivastava

Lead, Ecosystem Development

Anubhuti Srivastava

Programs Manager

Anupriya CH

Lead, Product Innovation

Atreya Biswas

Associate, Ecosystem Development

Ayesha Naffia

Senior Lead, Support & Implementation

Bhavya Kukreja

Associate, Programs & Partnerships

Chennamsetti Naveen Kumar

Full Stack Developer

Fathima Sali

Associate, Programs

G Suma

Software Developer

Joyeeta Ray

Associate, Ecosystem & Development

Khayal Sharma

Associate, Program Implementation and Support

Khushboo Awasthi

Chief Operating Officer

Khushi Sezwar

Associate, Ecosystem Development

Kiran Haridas

Lead, Frontend Developer

Luv Kumar

Manager, Strategic Communications

Mansi Nema

Lead, Program Design & Research

Meghana Rao

Quality Engineer

Mudunuru Nithya Kirti

Lead – Product Innovations

Munna Devanand Goupale

Associate, Programs

Nancy Nikita Samad

Associate, Communications

Neeraj Doddamane

Chief Strategy Officer

Papiya Biswas

Junior Quality Engineer

Prateek Agarwal

Manager, Product Development

Prathamesh Navale

Associate, UI/UX Designer


Backend Engineer

Preethi Gowda

Lead, QA

Priyanka K Mohan

Head, Ecosystem Development

Rajasekhar Varahagiri

Manager, QA

Rohini Raj

Lead, UI/ UX Designer

Saish Ramesh Borkar

Senior Backend Engineer

Sandhya Wadhwa

Senior Manager, Strategic Partnerships

Sanskriti Shree

Lead, Product Innovations

Shaik Jubedha

Junior Data Engineer

Shruti Fauzdar

Senior Lead, Programs

Simran Tandon

Associate, Communications

Sonal Bhasin

Senior Lead, Communications

Subash Machiraju

Senior QA Engineer

Suhas Vardhan M M

Junior Quality Engineer

Syed Ameen Abrar

Mobile/Web Developer

Thejaswini Balaji

Process Consultant

Veena Sagar

Senior Education Consultant

Vijayashree Urs

Chief Technology Officer

Vinay R Sanjivi

Head, Programs

Vinod Kumar D V

Junior, Support & Implementation Engineer

Yogita Tambulkar

Associate, Programs

Yogitha Pelluri

Lead, Design and Research

The Partner Ecosystem