Fatema Agarkar as Keynote speaker @IIT Mumbai, October 13th 2023
Hema comes with the experience of having led and taught in schools, across curricula, for over two decades. More recently, as a founding member of a pioneering education start-up, Hema was instrumental in leading several projects to set-up K-12 schools and engaged closely with the school leadership to create systems and processes to promote educational excellence. Additionally, she has skilled thousands of teachers and school heads in a wide range of areas from enhancing pedagogical skills to developing emotional intelligence and team building, amongst others, to encourage an environment of quality teaching-learning. She also successfully led business development and client servicing and played a key role in various functions of the company.
Apart from being selected for the Fulbright Teacher Exchange Program and being a part of the steering committee of the school for CIS accreditation, Hema’s core strength has always been her ability to strategize, operationalise, develop a culture in the work space that is focused on problem solving and working optimally with diverse people. Hema is a Post Graduate in English and has completed her Bachelors in Education from the Pune University.
Besides her passion for children and education, Hema enjoys the world of global cinema, travelling and exploring local cuisine and culture.