Akanksha is a drama-based facilitator, education consultant, and founder, Ripple Effect. She has been working extensively with teachers, parents, students, and system transformation projects with large-scale organizations serving disadvantaged children, in the space of Mental wellbeing, SEL and creativity. She holds an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad, a Certificate from Yale on the Science of Wellbeing, and a Diploma in Personal Counselling. Her eclectic work experience includes Hindustan Unilever, FSG (on a project for UN Women), Reliance Foundation, R.N. Podar School, RPG Foundation, Blue Ribbon Movement, and Training Sideways (as a corporate trainer). She brings her zest for ideas, personal connections, and meaningful impact to her work at NalandaWay. She enjoys writing poetry, dancing, travelling to the heart of nature, reading, and can be counted on to indulge everyone’s sweet tooth and ginger-tea cravings while at work.