Board of Advisors
Board of Advisors
Anuj Bhagwati is the Managing Director of A.T.E. Enterprises in Mumbai, India, and a Director of its affiliate companies. His business background is in textile engineering, clean technology and printing and packaging. He has experience across all areas of small and medium enterprises. He is involved with creating technology based businesses in textile engineering; energy-efficient cooling; waste-water treatment; remote monitoring; SHE in printing and textile; and small concentrated solar thermal.
His non-profit engagements are mainly in urban planning, governance and education. These include the Urban Design Research Institute, Mumbai (Trustee), the Kalaghoda Association - (Executive Committee member), the Praja Foundation (Trustee), the K J Somaiya Trust (Trustee), and the Cornell University Council (Member).
Co-founder/ Program Director
Meera is a Physics graduate from Mumbai University. She has always been a tinkerer and believes strongly in learning by doing. She has more than six years of teaching experience. Along with being a Outreach specialist for HeroX, she is also the co-founder of “Stargazing Mumbai” through which she organizes various events for popularizing science and astronomy.
Meera is an avid solo backpacker and enjoys reading and learning new things.
Henna is an engineer and an MBA with a passion for transforming how education is traditionally thought of in schools. She strongly believes that all children are born curious and their true potential can be achieved only when they are given a platform where they are allowed to question, explore, tinker and be given ownership of their own learning.
In addition to astronomy and science, Henna loves backpacking to rural/ offbeat places.
Assistant Program Manager
Priyanka is a commerce graduate who always wanted to work with children. She loves to learn about different cultures, read books and to irritate her father and brother. Her dream is to travel the whole of India.
USF STEM Fellow
Meet Anna, hailing from Goveli, Maharashtra, where he worked closely with Magic Bus for over 6 years! He is passionate about making a change and hopes to take his fellowship learnings to his village, which will take our concept of education further. He will mainly be working with our hub at Dahagaon.