Bindu Chowdary - Founder Director
Ph.d (International Politics), M.Phil, M.A.(Political Science), M.A.(Sociology), Diploma in Higher Education, Diploma in Journalism & Public Relations, Diploma in Naturopathy, Certificate Courses (till M- II) in German Language from Max Mueller Bhavan.
She worked as a College Principal for eight years in Mumbai. Before that, she was the Head of the Department of Political Science in a college, a recognized Post-Graduate Teacher at the University of Mumbai. She was also a member of the Board of Studies for Political Science at the University of Mumbai and at St.Xavier’s College, Mumbai.
She is one of the founder-members of the first Waldorf school in Mumbai, Tridha and now, is a member of EET. She is also a life member of Sanskrit Bharati Mandiram at Lonavala, an institute that promotes the learning of Sanskrit and is a faculty member of the IGNOU centre there. She is the Initiator of Council for Essential Learning & Research which conducts workshops for students, teachers & parents. She is also a trustee of Jigyasu Trust which promotes Vedic Mathematics along with other educational programmes.
She has been trained into Waldorf system of education and taught Hindi in Tridha school in Mumbai. She has attended Khandala Teacher Training Seminars for many years, and has also attended workshops on Waldorf Education in Hyderabad & Switzerland.
She is, currently, the Facilitator, for the School & Centre for Steiner Education & Teacher Training, Mumbai.
In November 2009, she was invited by a Waldorf School in Thailand to conduct a four week, two hours daily, sessions on Bhagavad Gita for Grade 11 and sessions for parents on ‘Understanding the Child’ for three Saturdays. In 2011, she was also invited by a school in Germany for High school students and by an institute for adults with special needs in Switzerland to make a presentation on Indian culture.