RESEARCHERS AND ADVISERS
FOUNDER & MENTOR
Motivated ICT Entrepreneur and Change Management Innovator, integrated marketing, a decade experience of hands-on insightful work in Education Technology, Smart Villages, Pioneer of Global Classrooms where classrooms across geographies are connected helping to shape the future of next generation.
Government Strategic Consultant for Digital India Program to implement e-Governance and Capacity Building professional for high leveled government officers and corporate leaders. Inspirational Sessions with high quality public speeches for Teacher Empowerment, Social Development, Rural Advancement, Motivational Team Building and Strategies.
“He has huge professional connections that include high-profile Educational Institutions, Government departments, Education Officers, Management and cross-functional ICT specialists”
I have a Vision and that is Kindness…
Mentor – Strategies and Management Adviser
Miss Any-Mary is a person of vision, open minded and human oriented, endowed to identify the best policies for development performing depth analysis in finding the suitable solutions. A creative PR demonstrates imagination, insight and boldness to present challenges that bring out the best in people and bring them together around a shared sense of purpose, that facilitates innovation, action in work environment and continuous improvement.
By thinking strategically she conveys the “big picture” having the ability to identify and recommend appropriate business actions to align performance goals with business reasonable targets, suitable actions to increase the integrity and reputation of the organization’s values and goals.
While achieve established objectives with a focus on continuous progress, remarkable ideas, projects and creative people, she promotes professional ethics, creativity and significant human values held in high esteem.
( STRATEGY – FUNDING & INVESTMENT )
Ranjit is an advisor cum angel investor liaison. Through Ranjit, Global School’s manage a pool of capital raised through personal networks for investing across multiple assets and operational funding. His engagement assists GS navigate the growth-profitability-resource challenges.
Ranjit brings over 12 years of experience in driving operations and customer service programs. With successful stints at telecommunications, media and retail enterprises in Europe and Asia, he has enabled companies to conceptualize and implement change management, performance management and process standardization initiatives. His efforts ensure that Global School’s get a solid foundation to operate a pan-India Business.
Dr. VIJAYA WAD
( EDUCATION – GIRLS EMPOWEMENT)
Winner of Maharastra State Literary Award and with over 100 books on her credit, Dr. Wad is person who has been principal, an environmentalist, a responsible citizen besides being a writer of immense profoundness. Highly respectable figure in the world of Literature, Dr Wad was the first woman president of “Marathi Shabdhkosh”, (Marathi Encyclopedia) who digitilasied the entire volumes of Encyclopedia and opened it for all. She won the Maharastra government’s platinum award under e-governance category for this accomplishment.
Editor of numerous books, Dr Wad has also been awarded the best teacher award for her outstanding teaching qualities. She has been awarded D.litt by Colombia university in the year 2008.
She is the first person who worked as “TV Teacher”, for Doordarshan’s Chitravani educational program for 11 years (1974-85). Dr Wad ensures that every year as many as 100 girls get adopted in families, thereby securing their future. She is currently associated with our Digital India School for Girls and Women Empowerment Programs, sharing in-sightful experience for the capacity building of the learners community through her emotional intelligence.
ADVISER AND LIAISON OFFICER
( VIRTUAL AND VALUE EDUCATION )
As a Global Classroom expert, L. Michelle Salvant, brings a passion for humanity and the energy to motivate students to share their stories to inspire the world. She has been associated with the Global Classroom since its inception and has been key in forging partnerships for the program with those in Faith-based and Minority communities throughout the United States. L.Michelle Salvant, A Native of Jacksonville, FLORIDA (USA), has been working in the Media Industry since 1997.
A veteran broadcaster, Michelle Salvant has helped produce and host television news programming, independent television shows and documentaries. In 2004, she started a new journey, with a mission to use “Media For Good”. She has been recently was awarded the “Media Mogul Award” 2015 during Black Christian Women Rock.
INSPIRATION & MENTOR
( RURAL DEVELOPMENT )
‘I took 21 years to transform my village. Now, I have zipped the strategy to take just two years. We can create a new era of rural change’ Popatrao Pawar.
“Popatrao Pawar, 52, may not be a household name but he sure is a celebrity in his own right. The sarpanch of Hiware Bazaar village in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar district has developed a model village equipped with not just basic amenities like water, electricity and education, but also one that is free of social evils and tuned into initiatives like family planning and HIV prevention. Pawar’s journey, however, has been long and fraught with challenges.” DNA
A messiah of the people of Hiware Bazar, Popatrao Bajugi Pawar traversed a long and checkered path in making his village an ‘Adarsh gaon’, a unique model based on the twin principles of self governance and self reliance.
Popatrao Baguji Pawar left Hiware Bazar as a teenager to pursue higher education in the city of Ahmadnagar. Apart from academics, he also dabbled in many extra – curricular activities. He was an avid sportsman and participated in both state national level Cricket tournaments. Thus begun the journey of this young determined leader who worked tirelessly for the prosperity of his village.
He started a children’s parliament that monitored if teachers were regularly attending school and if the students had any complaints. As students completed school, the desire to study further is now taking them to a nearby college. In fact, 32 students are now studying medicine.
( TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT )
Dhananjay has been visually challenged by birth. As a coordinator, Mr. Dhananjay Bhole played a key role in establishing the Blind Student’s Learning Centre at University of Pune which is a support service centre for visually challenged. He has sphere headed several projects for the facilitation of education of visually challenged.
He initiated an assistive technology training program, accessibility research program and placement cell for persons with disabilities at university of Pune. He set up a digital library and a special computer lab with advanced assistive technologies at the centre and developed research facilities for educational accessibility.
Mr. Dhananjay Bhole was recently honored with a National role model award for 2011. The award is given each year by the Government of India to eminent persons with disabilities who have done exemplary work in their field and in life against all odds. He is also honored with a vocational excellence award 2010 by Rotary club of Poona Down-Town.
He is a member of professional organizations like Association of computing machinery, IEEE computer society, International society for computational biology, W3c working group for accessibility, Computer society of India, free software foundation of India and NASSCOM immerge community.
MRS. ANAGHA NATEKAR
( SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT)
Ms. Natekar is a competent English and German language teacher experienced in teaching the language at all levels to Indian and International students, as well as corporates in India.
Her expertise lies in designing the course curriculum, imparting the language skills so that the students can use them effectively, assessing the students impartially and giving n individual feedback so as to help students improve.
She is truly passionate about language teaching and translation and consider it to be her calling. Sincerity, dedication, integrity and a high level of commitment are her strengths and she does not compromise on these values. Working according to plan and with discipline while focusing on the target, motivates her to achieve it. Ability to learn, adapt, patience and eagerness to cooperate make her a great team member.
She has also worked as a Faculty in English and Co-ordinator for Corporate Training Assignments at ELTIS-SIFIL since 2008.
MR. RAMCHANDRA NIMBARGI
( ADVISER : BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT)
Ramachandra Nimbargi is a passionate & seasoned business professional with over 20+ years of extensive experience in Technology Solutions, Program Management, Sales &Business Development and Customer Service, functions in various capacities. Ramachandra worked with Schneider Electric – ITBU (erstwhile APC – American Power Conversion) in India and New Zealand for over 15 years handling different roles.
Ramachandra’s played an important role in Schneider Electric – ITBU (IT Business Unit) as an Datacenter Solution Architect / Engineer for physical infrastructure covering all segments of SME, Enterprise and Government clients.
He was involved in conceptualizing, planning, executing & implementing localization strategy, initiatives & programs for India and New Zealand markets across Product and Solutions. He can foster strong business & working relationships at all levels with both internal & external customers & to engage with the professional community.
MR. SANTOSH GUNDLE
( ADVISER : VILLAGE DEVELOPMENT)