“If you are not falling now and again, it’s a sign you are not doing anything very innovative”, is a quote that Lakshmi Bharath relates to, and which also is indicative of the vibrant life that she leads. She holds a Master’s degree in Social Work, a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Psychology & English Literature & certification in life skills training. She has been a national level Athlete and Para-trooper, and has received the DG Commendation Award from the Indian Army, for completing her Para-Basic Course at Paratroopers School Agra Air Force Station. After doing so much she is now a strong mother of a preemie baby – Abhishikth Bhargav. Social work has always interested her and she has worked with the community resolving conflicts and has worked with the victims of domestic violence, and trafficking of women and adolescents. All of her learning, experience, and her love for working with children and families, makes her a strong member of the NalandaWay Team.