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The team behind Potter's Wheel

Sanjay Vomkarey

Sanjay Vomkarey is the founder Director of Potter's Wheel. A Rotarian and a Round Tabler, Sanjay has evolved himself as a social entrepreneur with a cause of education development and upliftment contributing to the global cause of sustainability. With an exploring mindset, Sanjay keeps researching and examining various education methods being practiced in early childhood development around the world and employs the best of the processes into Potter's Wheel. He is the real potter of the story and is the chief architect of the unique Fusion Preschool Model of Potter's Wheel.

Lekha Sishta

Lekha Sishta is a global Talent Strategist, consultant and advisor in the areas of Leadership, Culture Architecture and Business Transformation Lekha carries with her over four decades of rich global corporate experience across a variety of industries, with the last two decades in leadership and CXO positions.

She is also a qualified Independent Board member, and now serves on the Boards of academic institutes, corporates and start-ups.

Prema Mishra

Ms. Prema Mishra, has over 26+ years of experience as an educationist. She is an Influencer, Jury member of Woman Innovator, & a Social Worker. She was one among the 9 people shortlisted by CBSE and Sports Ministry to define PE curriculum in India.

She has a deep understanding of collaborative strategic thinking required for effective school functioning.

Kamala Reddy

Ms. Kamala Reddy, has a Post-Graduation Diploma in ECE. She is currently the Director for SRC Early Childhood Education Durgabhai Deshmukh Andhra Mahila Sabha - as expert and Co-ordinator for their research projects.

She has 31 years of experience as Early Childhood Educationist and manages a model school based on “child-oriented development” since 1987. She has worked with teachers, schools, and other stakeholders of education in the urban, rural and Tribal sector. She has expertise in children with special needs too.

Sampath Samudrala

Mr Sampath Samudrala a learning and Development specialist with 30+ years of experience. With special focus on training of trainers on varied subjects has credit of training more than 30K beneficiaries under various programs.

Sampath also has exposure in the skilling industry training trainers on the pedagogy to be adopted in the various skill programs. Apart from being the master trainer for these training initiatives, he is also actively involved in the training need assessment, course development and end to end training rolling out of the projects.

George Varkey

A passionate teacher at heart, is the Chief Academic Monitoring Officer in Telangana Social Welfare Residential Educational Institutions Society (TSWREIS), Hyderabad since 2013. A Post Graduate in English, Education and M. Phil. (English), George has worked as a teacher, School Leader and as Dean in prestigious schools in and around Hyderabad for more than 2 decades. He has organized many educational conferences, participated in seminars and panel discussions and speaks on academic innovations as a guest speaker.

A strong advocate of alternate education and self learning, he has visited many well known schools across India and interacted with the founders, teachers and students to understand their best practices, many of which have been customized and implemented in TSWR institutions. He strongly believes that co scholastic activities must be well blended with every child's education.

As a teacher trainer, George Varkey has so far mentored more than two thousand teachers. He enjoys travelling, the company of students and reading books. Gardening and music give him relaxing moments.

Dr. K L Srivastava

K.L.Srivastava, M.Tech. (IIT Kharagpur) is an educator and social entrepreneur who has a passion for training, coaching and mentoring change-makers for achieving their goals. He has experience of serving as Director of Centre for Social Initiative and Management (CSIM), Hyderabad for over 14 years. Under his leadership, CSIM Hyderabad has received several awards for its contribution to social innovation and change.

Mr. Srivastava believes that school teachers can play a big role in developing the entrepreneurial skills of students by engaging them in social change projects in communities. He has experience of mentoring several social entrepreneurs and teachers working in the school education field.

Dr. Popatrav Mohite

Dr. Popatrav Mohite is a Co-Founder of CMMA- Creative Minds Mohite Associates, the ISO: 9001- 2015 certified organization dedicated for business and personal development. Dr. Mohite has been contributing in the field of Business Development and Behavioural Science for 40 plus years. Till date more than 1,000 young entrepreneurs and one thousand business mentors have been developed.

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