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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Lt. Cdr. Shashi Kiran (retd.)

Senior Director

Shashi is a seasoned professional with more than two decades of leadership experience. He has served our country as an officer in the Indian Navy and then joined Larsen and Toubro Ltd. Shashi has management and legal training from IIM Indore, Asian School of Cyber Laws, Symbiosis and holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering ...

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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 Singhal

Associate Director of Finance

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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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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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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Aakash Goel

Founder Computer Science Program and Adviser

Aakash is a Principal Engineer with Amazon. He previously worked at Google for eight years on cutting edge initiatives such as Actions on Google and Google Assistant, where he was a founding member. Aakash completed his Masters in Computer Science from Georgia Tech University in Atlanta and his undergraduate from BITS Pilani ...

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Aanusha Das

Asst. City Coordinator
Bhopal

Abhilash Mishra

Teaching Assistant
Maths, Jodhpur

Aditya Krishnan Nair

Media Volunteer
Sitare University

Aditi Sharma

Teaching Assistant
English, Indore

Afiya Syeda

Teaching Assistant
English, Jaipur

Andrina Job

Teaching Assistant
English, Bhopal

Anjali Acharya

City Coordinator
Jodhpur

Anjali Yadav

Teaching Assistant
Social Science, Bhopal

Dr. Anuradha Mishra

Subject Expert
Hindi, Gurugram

Arshi Bano

Asst. City Coordinator
Indore

Avanija Mishra

Subject Expert
English, Gurugram

Ayushi Lunia

Subject Teacher
Social Science, Indore

Britney Mannas

Media Intern
Sitare University

Chandrika Rathore

Teaching Assistant
Social Science, Jaipur

Dheerendra Mishra

Administration Coordinator
Sitare University

Diksha Goyal

Asst. City Coordinator
Jodhpur

Durgesh Kanwar

Teaching Assistant
Hindi, Jodhpur

Lijya Perayil

Subject Expert
Social Sciences, Gurugram

Mansi Rastogi

City Coordinator
Indore

Neena Gosain

Assistant City Coordinator
Jaipur

Nisha Shah

Media Intern
Sitare University

Palak Soni

Teaching Assistant
English, Jodhpur

Pooja Rathore

Subject Teacher
Science, Indore

Preeti Sharma

Student Counsellor
Jaipur

Priyanshu Kashyap

Associate-People & Culture
Gurugram

Rajat Singh

Administration Associate
Sitare University

Rinky Sharma

Subject Expert
Science

Ritu Sharma

Teaching Assistant
Science, Bhopal

Salma Fatima

Subject Teacher
Mathematics, Jaipur

Shiva Tripathi

Teaching Assistant
Science, Jodhpur

Shivani Panwar

Executive - Finance,
Gurugram

Shivani Sharma

Teaching Assistant
Science, Jaipur

Uday Tomar

Teaching Assistant
Mathematics, Bhopal

Vaishali Jagwani

Media Volunteer
Sitare Foundation

Vartika Joshi

City Coordinator
Jaipur/Ajmer

Virendra Kumar Patel

Teaching Assistant
Mathematics, Indore