Ankit is the Founder and CEO of Saarthi Education.
He has a decade long experience in the education sector, especially working in the low-income communities across the country. Ankit has served as a Teach For India fellow where he was placed in a government school in an urban village in Delhi. He has also worked as a Programme Manager at Central Square Foundation where he managed research and investments for the EdTech vertical.
Ankit holds a B.Tech degree in Electronics & Communications from Apeejay College of Engineering.
Astha leads operations and expansion at Saarthi Education. She manages the Uttarakhand zone and co-manages the Delhi zone.
She has extensive experience in launching campaigns and setting up institutions in rural districts. She has worked with SRIJAN India where she was a core team member of Women's Federation of India and led a liquor ban campaign in remote tribal districts of Rajasthan. She initiated a mental health programme under NMHP and mental health support initiative in government schools and health care centres while working as a Programme Coordinator with Manas Foundation. She has also worked with Godrej Agrovet as a Senior Sales Officer.
She holds a B. A (Hons) degree in the German Language from Doon University, Dehradun and a Master's degree in Development (Law, Governance and Policy) from Azim Premji University, Bengaluru.
Siddhartha is the Technology and Strategy partner at Saarthi Education.
Siddhartha has almost two decades of corporate experience in Technology and Management. He was the CEO of Spice labs where he turned around the business from zero cash to $2 Million per year in less than two years. He has donned several leadership roles in product and technology across various companies and sectors. He is also the co-founder of Curious Times.
Siddhartha holds Integrated M.Tech degree in Maths and Computing from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
Divya manages curriculum and content (Mathematics) at Saarthi Education.
She has over five years of experience in the education sector focused on teaching and learning Mathematics. She has worked in rural Rajasthan across government schools where she taught Grade 3 & 4 and also led capacity building of teachers. She has also worked in a Human Rights organization called Aman Biradari in Delhi, where she worked in the education team focused on rehabilitating street children in residential homes.
She holds a Masters degree in Education from Azim Premji University, Bangalore and a Bachelors degree in Mathematics from the Delhi University.
Harshita leads Operations and Expansion at Saarthi Education. She is managing Haryana, Madhya Pradesh zones and co-managing the Delhi zone.
She is a former Teach For India fellow where she taught English and History to a class of 100 girls in grades 8th to 10th in a low-income community in Delhi. She is the Founder of an award winning waste management startup focussed on improving supply chain and influencing behavioural practices regarding waste segregation in low income communities.
Harshita holds a B.Tech degree in Computer Science from the Delhi University.
Parul Madan leads Monitoring and Evaluation at Saarthi Education.
She has worked in the corporate sector for more than six years. Prior to joining Saarthi, she worked as an Actuarial Executive with IDBI Federal Life Insurance where she was mainly responsible for data management and assisted in Valuation & Regulatory Reporting. She has also volunteered with various NGOs to learn about education programmes in low-income communities.
Along with clearing Actuarial exams, she holds a B.Com (hons) degree from Gargi College, Delhi University and is pursuing MSW via distance learning. She has represented her state at National Volleyball Tournament.
Megha manages curriculum and content (Languages) at Saarthi Education.
Prior to joining Saarthi, Megha worked as a senior academic manager at SOS Children’s Villages of India, an international NGO, primarily focus on institutionalised child care for the children who lack parental care and support. She has also worked as an early childhood educator for four years in Delhi where she led curriculum design and content creation. She worked as a field investigator for a baseline study being conducted by the Goa SCERT on implication of Value Education program (Mulyavardhan Shiksha).
Megha holds a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from the Delhi University.
Smruti leads partnerships and communications at Saarthi Education
Prior to joining Saarthi, Smruti worked as a Program manager at Schools of Equality, a life-skills organisation based out of Chennai. She has also worked for two years as an elementary school teacher in a government school in Pune as a Teach for India (2015) Fellow.
Smruti holds a Master of Arts in International Relations and Modern History from the University of St Andrews, UK.