Meet Team Sitare

Shilpa and Amit Singhal

Founders

Our founders Shilpa and Amit have been passionate about education as far back as they can remember. Both Shilpa and Amit have directly experienced the transformative effects of education. Their families' lives have been changed over generations, all because of good education. Shilpa is a Physicist and a Computer Scientist with ...

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Garima Gulati

Associate Director of Academics

Garima is a dedicated individual who has seamlessly transitioned from the world of engineering to make a profound impact in the lives of underprivileged children. With a background in engineering, Garima decided to channel her passion for knowledge and empowerment towards a noble cause, recognising ...

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Pratibha Chauhan

Director of People & Culture

Pratibha Chauhan leads our people and culture team. From growing up in different cities to working in several corporations as a Human Resources professional. Pratibha has developed extensive knowledge about the diversity of people and their ideas. Before Sitare, Pratibha was the head of Human Resources in White and Briefs. ...

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Vishal Yadav

Director of Operations

Vishal Yadav was the first Sitare team member that joined Sitare Foundation at the very begining. Vishal spent over a decade working in the education industry across pre-K and K-12 levels. We always say that Vishal has built Sitare Foundation brick-by-brick working shoulder to shoulder with Shilpa, Amit, and the entire Sitare ...

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Akshat Tewari

Adviser

Akshat is an engineer turned educator. Early in his engineering career, Akshat started volunteering and taught basic literacy and numeracy to children from slums, orphanages and juvenile homes. His work with underprivileged children made him realize that the current schooling system fails to meet the ...

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Vishal Singhal

Adviser

Vishal Singhal is the brilliant mind behind Sitare Foundation's financial success. His distinguished career has been shaped by years of groundbreaking financial leadership. His innovative approaches and deep expertise serve as crucial in leading the organization's finances and supervising a wide range of financial activities. He uses ...

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Anabel Jensen

Adviser

Dr. Anabel Jensen has taught, nurtured and advocated for the needs of gifted/talented children for over four decades. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley where she majored in child development. Early in her profession she designed individualized programs for gifted minors. Dr. Jensen is Co-Founder and CEO of ...

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Pranav Kothari

Adviser

Pranav is the CEO of Educational Initiatives (EI), leading EI's work in student assessments and implementation of their adaptive learning software (Mindspark) in vernacular languages in government and affordable private schools across India. Ever since Pranav graduated with an MBA from Harvard Business School (HBS) in 2011, ...

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Abhilash Mishra

Residential Teacher - Math
Betma

Dr. Anuradha Mishra

Subject Expert
Hindi

Avanija Mishra

Subject Expert
English

Gouri Vijayvergiya

Residential Teacher - SST
Betma

Kamal Singh

Male Warden
Betma

Narendra Bhendarkar

Residential Teacher - Science
Betma

Nisha Shah

Media Intern
Sitare Foundation

Pooja Pandey

Executive - Finance
Dewas

Preeti Sharma

Student Counsellor
Jaipur

Priyanshu Kashyap

Associate-People & Culture
Gurugram

Tripti Chouhan

Female Warden
Betma

Uday Tomar

Residential Teacher - Math
Betma