Kiran Pai is an educationist and instructional designer. She is the director of Vidyashilp Academy and Vidyasagar Pre-Schools. She is also the founder and chairperson of Connectivate, a media-based conference platform that addresses a wide range of issues within the domain of education.
With over a decade of experience in K-12 education, Kiran’s expertise lies in strategic leadership, instructional design and change management. Under her stewardship, Vidyashilp Academy and Vidyasagar Pre-Schools have won the IBCI School Brilliance awards, World Education awards for Pedagogy and have been consistently ranked as one of the best co-ed day schools in the country. Additionally, her school’s revolutionary pedagogy has attracted long-term global and national partnerships with organizations such as UNESCO, Indian Institute of Sciences, University of Missouri, National Institute of Advanced Sciences and the Atal Innovation Mission.
She is currently pursuing her Doctoral degree in Education from the University of Southern California. Additionally, she continues to refine her own professional practice with the Harvard Graduate School of Education and the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. She is also one of the youngest education entrepreneurs in the country who has a decade of experience in the field of K-12.