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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Akshat Tewari

Director of Academics

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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Col Sarjeet Yadav (retd)

Director of Operations

Sarjeet comes from a humble farmer turned educationist family. His father, his inspiration, moved to Delhi to become an educationist and provide a good quality education to their children. Sarjeet has witnessed first hand how education is empowering for the entire family. Sarjeet retired from the Indian Army after twenty two years of ...

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Tarishi Bahlwal

Director of People Ops

Tarishi manages Sitare's peole operations team. Tarishi brings with her an extensive experience in people operations across the non-profit as well as the for-profit sector. Tarishi was HR Manager for Teach for India, a very well regarded education NGO in India. She also served as the General Manager of Human Resources for Leap Skills. Tarishi ...

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Vishal Yadav

Asst. 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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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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Vikram Ahuja

Special Thanks

Vikram was instrumental in getting Sitare off the ground with Shilpa and Amit in our early years. Vikram is the Chairman of Euro International School in Jodhpur. His guidance and Euro International's partnership with Sitare allowed us to scale our work in novel ways.

Aakanksha Sharma

Teaching Assistant
Mathematics, Jodhpur

Aditi Jain

Asst. City Coordinator
Bhopal

Aleena Khan

Subject Expert
Social Science

Anjali Acharya

City Coordinator
Jodhpur

Anjali Yadav

Teaching Assistant
Social Science, Bhopal

Anushree Goyal

Subject Expert
English, Gurugram

Damini Masand

Subject Teacher
Social Science, Indore

Diksha Goyal

Asst. City Coordinator
Jodhpur

Divyani Malviya

Asst. City Coordinator
Indore

Garima Gulati

Subject Expert
Mathematics, Gurugram

Harshit Gupta

Tech Ninja
Gurugram

Himani Bhatia

Teaching Assistant
Mathematics

Mahima Sankhla

Asst. City Coordinator
Jaipur

Megha Singhal

Subject Teacher
Science, Bhopal

Mitali Dixit

Teaching Assistant
English, Indore

Namra Aijaz

People Operation
Gurugram

Nandita Chanana

People Operations
Gurugram

Paridhi Sharma

Teaching Assistant
English, Bhopal

Payal Dewani

City Coordinator
Indore

Prathibha Chauhan

Teaching Assistant
Science, Indore

Preeti Sharma

Student Counsellor
Jaipur

Renil Trivedi

Subject Teacher
English, Jaipur

Rinky Sharma

Subject Expert
Science

Salma Fatima

Subject Teacher
Mathematics, Jaipur

Saloni Parmar

Teaching Assistant
Mathematics, Indore

Sarthak Yadav

Intern
Marketing

Shiva Tripathi

Teaching Assistant
Science, Jodhpur

Shivani Sharma

Teaching Assistant
Science, Jaipur

Shristi Mishra

Teaching Assistant
English, Jodhpur

Shriya Jain

Teaching Assistant
Mathematics, Bhopal

Swati Parmar

Subject Expert
Hindi, Gurugram

Vartika Joshi

City Coordinator
Jaipur/Ajmer

Venu Taneja

City Coordinator
Bhopal

Vishakha Sankhala

Teaching Assistant
Social Science, Jaipur

Vishal Singhal

Finance Lead
Gurugram