Vrinda Madan

Sr. Manager, Enablers Team

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Vrinda has worked at a Financial Institution in Singapore for 4 years. Following that she decided to take up a real challenge, and moved back to India to do the Teach For India Fellowship. She joined the TFIx team right after her Fellowship. She works towards finding the right Entrepreneurs for the program, identifying the right staff for the team and developing them.   Her skills play a key role in finding the right supporters to ensure the success of the program. She enjoys yoga, music and travelling.

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Rajshree Doshi

Director

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Rajshree Doshi has a world of experience in various different spaces in the education sector. She started working in SPJ Sadhna School in 1986 where she joined as a volunteer and continued to work as a teacher, as well as lead workshops. 10 years later she joined The Akanksha Foundation where she again joined as a volunteer and went on to run her own centre for 8 years. Since 2009 she has been with Teach For India. She joined as a Program Manager for the first two years and then as a support to Program teams across cities. Since 2016 she has been working on creating TFIx and spearheading it with love and belief ever since. She is an avid reader, traveller and loves to explore nature.

Nikita Bansal

Lead, Program

Nikita leads the strategy and design of the Incubation program at TFIx. She started her career as an IT consultant supporting multinational clients with their ERP processes before finding her calling in the Teach For India Fellowship in 2016. Post the Fellowship, she worked with Teach for India Program team, where she coached and managed a group of Fellows for three years. With immense belief in the collective power and potential of each and every individual, she strongly believes that change is possible and is committed to reaching out to the last child. She holds an MBA degree from Welingkar Institute of Management, and a B.Tech from Manipal Institute of Technology. She loves spending time with the family and binge-watching the latest shows when not working.

Manager, Program & Alumni

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Ankita is the powerhouse of our team. Always ready to help and high on grit. In TFIx, she designs and executes the incubation year. She is an Engineer graduate with a brief experience in Corporate as a technical recruiter. She joined the Teach For India Fellowship in 2016 and taught in a low income private school for 2 years. Post her Fellowship, she joined the TFIx team. She is a music enthusiast and loves listening to music.

Ankita Thakur

Manager,

Recruitment, Selection & HR

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Hitanshi works towards creating a cohort of passionate entrepreneurs who want to drive change in the education space. Her incubation year starts with a lot of research and site visits to various parts of India to understand their context and check for alignment with TFIx. Another part of her role is HR which involves a wide range of responsibilities from creating policies to hiring for open positions. She comes with an experience of 2.5 years as an HR professional. Hitanshi joined the TFIx team in 2018 post her Teach For India Fellowship. She is an animal lover and enjoys watching Animal Planet or Nat Geo in her free time.

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Divya Dhingra

Associate, Communications & Development

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Divya works towards TFIx's continuous visibility and growth. She is a literature graduate from Delhi University and joined Teach For India's Fellowship Programme right after college. She taught 267 students across two years in low-income schools in Delhi. She joined TFIx to juxtapose her passion for social reform with her learnings from the Communications field for the cause of human rights, expression, and development. She's an avid reader, traveler and loves to paint. 

Neha Rathi

Program Partner

Neha joined the Teach For India Fellowship in 2015. Post fellowship she worked with Teach For India as a Program Manager for 2 years. She is an Engineer and an MBA  graduate. She worked in the automotive and construction equipment sector for 4 years prior to her journey with Teach For India. She joined TFIx team to get a deeper understanding of the education landscape in India. She is working closely with 2 Entrepreneurs in rural Maharashtra and 2 Entrepreneurs working in rural Karnataka. Neha is an avid reader and eloquent writer. She also finds time to meditate and travel.

Radhika Gulati

Program Partner

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Radhika joined the Teach For India Fellowship in 2016. Post fellowship she worked with Teach For India as a Program Manager for 3 years. She is a Commerce graduate and postgraduate. She joined TFIx team to get a deeper understanding of the education landscape in India. She is working closely with Entrepreneurs in rural and urban Maharashtra, rural Uttar Pradesh, and the Pulwama district in Kashmir. Radhika gains energy from nature and finds peace in traveling. She also likes exploring spiritual practices like mindfulness, Buddhism, and healing to explore more about life.

Ishita Dutta

Program Partner

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Prior to this role, Ishita worked directly with Fellows and School Principals as a Program Manager with TFI Delhi for 3 years. She has also played a role of teacher trainer with Teach For Bangladesh and Manipur Government. In TFIx, she works closely with 4 entrepreneurs from Delhi, Uttarakhand and Odisha. She is an explorer by nature and loves to travel and swim.