It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye. ~ The Little Prince
Author’s own photo | 2014

Just like most average Indian engineering students, I was confused about what must I do with my life after my undergrad. People around me were pursuing engineering masters route (international and national universities), or management, or mass IT jobs. This conundrum of “where do you see yourself five years from…

Photo by Victoria Heath on Unsplash

Daily train commute to NYC, although exhausting, makes going to work so much more exciting for me. I get mesmerized looking at so many different people- children with shimmering eyes going to school, differently-abled people doing extraordinary things, musicians playing oh-so-melodious tunes, and what not! Today, I also set my…

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September 5th is celebrated as Teachers’ Day in India to mark the birthday of the great Indian teacher and philosopher, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. I remember, as a child, putting up a huge show for teachers through dance and drama, giving them a break from teaching, celebrating the person they were, acting…

Thank you for taking time and appreciating teachers, Victoria! As a teacher and teacher coach, I understand how hard and uncertain it was for teachers as much as it was for everyone on this planet during the pandemic. Yet, they were constantly expected to perform, to let the show go on. And, I think they did oh-so-well! <3

Understanding ‘learning’ | Picture credits: Author

Over the past few years, I have played various roles as someone who is passionate about impacting the education system. Through these engagements, I have experimented with learning theories, products, experiences and people. The closer I look, the deeper the definitions of ‘education’ and ‘learning’ become for me.

While I…

“Maa” | Author’s own image | Picture credits: Kshitij Jatale

I found my mother’s handkerchief in my dresser today. It fragranced of her. It is the most heavenly perfume I have ever smelt and the only one I have truly loved for all my life.

The first time when I moved out of my parents house, I sensed that my…

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