I am an inclusive education and developmental psychology practitioner and currently engaged as a Project Manager with Ummeed Child Development Center, Mumbai, India. My work involves end-to-end project management and delivery, training, research, Monitoring & Evaluation, communications and advocacy towards establishing inclusive education systems within Indian schools. My work lies at the intersection of education, socio-emotional learning and mental health.

I hold a PhD in Education from the University of Cambridge, UK and my research critically examined systems and pedagogies in mainstream schools in India that ‘include all learners’ and consequently laid out a roadmap for implementing inclusive education in the Indian policy context. I have a MPhil in Social and Developmental Psychology (2012) from the Centre for Family Research, University of Cambridge where my research focussed on autism and memory. Earlier I was working with the Centre for Sustainable Development, Earth Institute, Columbia University on scaling up educational innovations in primary schools in India across three districts.

This profile was last updated on November 30, 2021

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