TiE EduSIG: Bi-Weekly Fire Side Chat - New Education Pol...
Dec 17, 2020
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM (Asia/Kolkata)

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Topic: Bi-Weekly Fire Side Chat - New Education Policy and K12 Education

Date & Time: December 17, 2020 | 7:30PM IST

Hear from expert Geeta Dharmarajan, on how New Education Policy 2020 will impact education specially in the K12 space

Speakers Profile:

Padma Shri Geeta Dharmarajan

Geeta Dharmarajan is a writer, editor, educator and the Executive Director of Katha, a non-profit organisation that she founded in 1988. Her work focuses on education, especially of children from poor families.

Katha is a registered non-profit and non-governmental organisation based in Delhi in 1989. Katha works in teacher training, children's education and literature. Katha works in underprivileged areas across India. A teaching/learning tool that she devised, "story pedagogy", has been in use in Katha's learning centres since 2001.

Dharmarajan's professional editorial experience that began with Target, a children's magazine, and continued with The Pennsylvania Gazette, the award-winning alumni magazine of the University of Pennsylvania. Geeta's published works include more than 30 children's books and over 450 individual pieces in magazines and newspapers in India and abroad. The Government of India awarded her the civilian honour of Padma Shri in 2012.

Moderator Profile:

Satish Jha
[Committee Member, TiE Global EduSIG]

Satish Jha brings two decades of international business experience gained at Fortune 100 companies such as Hoffmann-La Roche, Switzerland and Caremark, Chicago and the leading newspapers in India.

Starting as a Leader Writer with the Indian Express Group he quickly had an opportunity to found a national daily that was a roaring success leading to a record circulation in 6 months of its beginning. He was appointed to lead the prestigious Dinamaan at the competitor The Times of India Group, making him the youngest chief editor in the Indian national press at the time.

Later, he led the information management for Roche Vitamins at its global headquarters in Basel and was a Senior Adviser to the Roche Group CIO. Subsequently he led the Healthcare and Life-sciences practice for James Martin & Co, started its India operations as the CEO, chaired META Group India and advised more than 50 corporation on information strategy and IT management.

He led the integration of the backend of Caremark, Advance and PCS after their merger and mentored a couple dozen managers into executive roles. Later he joined a consulting firm as a Director/ Partner and worked mostly for healthcare organizations including Adventist Healthcare, Detroit Medical and Partners.

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