Bratati Bhattacharyya

Bratati Bhattacharyya is a passionate Entrepreneur & Educationist and a lifelong learner with a PG in Economics from the University of Bombay and a PG in Financial Management from IGNOU. Governor’s Gold Medalist from Jadavpur University and recipient of Merit scholarship from University of Bombay.

In her 30 years of working experience, Bratati started as an Investment banker and after 7 years joined the Education sector. She moved up the ladder from being a high school teacher to now the Secretary General and CEO of a 100 year old educational institution, Shikshayatan Foundation that administers and manages its 4 units, Marwari Balika Vidyalaya, Shri Shikshayatan School, Shri Shikshayatan College and Calcutta Business School, a group comprising of 10,000 students.

She is on the board of different Educational Societies and schools, Co Chairman of the Education Committee of CII ER and member of the Education Committee of BCC&I.

She engages in skill development & capacity development. Apart from being a speaker and a panelist for several workshops, Seminars and Webinars, she has written and published several articles on education. She enjoys coaching school educators and she has visited several countries to learn best practices. She believes in globalization and a borderless education.

Swati Sarawagi

Swati Sarawagi is the Founder Director of Swarnim International School, a K-12 co-ed CBSE School in Garia. She has been involved in the field of education for over 11 years as a teacher in both Singapore and India.

She is an M.A. in Psychology and Bachelors and Masters in Education Australia and is an alumnus of the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She is a member of the Board of Governors of Heritage College, Kolkata, an undertaking of the Kalyan Bharati Trust and member of the School Managing Committee of The Heritage School, Kolkata.

She is the Territory Head, Kolkata of the Early Childhood Association (India) and a member of the Association for Early Childhood Educators (Singapore).

Bhargavi Maity

Bhargavi Maity is a senior leader with 19 years of experience in Program Management with the software industry and the development sector. Along with managing multiple large scale critical Core Banking Solutions and program operations with Government(s), spanning across geographies and technologies she has experience of handling programs and technology interventions of NGO and specialized in Quality Assurance practices in Banking and Financial domain for Products.

SWS is to benefit immensely with her understanding of Government practices and policies for engaging the civic society, client servicing and cross-cultural skills backed by multiple years of international experience across Africa, JAPAC, Europe, UK, and the Middle East.

Navanita Lahiri

Navanita Lahiri is a professor of English and a Fulbright Scholar (SUNY, Buffalo) with a PhD in Culture Studies. (IIT, Roorkee) She has a penchant for learning, discovering and exploring new horizons, which has exposed her to varied levels of Education (high school to postgraduate, university courses to corporate training) and the KPO (Knowledge Process Outsourcing) industry. She led Projects at Karvy Global Services, worked in HR, taught in business schools and was a corporate trainer for Soft Skills. She even co-founded a business research and consultancy company. However, her core competence lies in forceful teaching, writing and editing skills.