Shaheen Mistri

Ms. Shaheen Mistri

  • 2019
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Development & Welfare of Women And Children
Ms. Shaheen Mistri’s work for children over three decades has mobilized thousands of people to work together for a systemic change in education. She has built the largest network of education change-makers in the country. Ms. Mistri founded the first Akanksha Centre in 1989. Today, Akanksha Foundation has expanded from serving 15 children in one Centre to almost 9000 children across Mumbai and Pune. In 2008, searching for a way to impact more children, Ms. Shaheen founded Teach For .... Read More