She is a first generation entrepreneur, and today runs one of India's leading education research & innovation company with over 130 EZVians (as her employees are called). A management graduate, Chitra has a great passion for education. Chitra deftly combines her skills in conceptualization, storyboarding and instructional design to deliver products and services which are dynamic and on par with any international curriculum standards.
She has widely traveled to the United States, United Kingdom, Germany and South East Asia and has participated in many international training programmes and conventions including the Project Zero conducted by the Harvard University exclusively for educators. She has also presented a programme on effective use of technology in K-12 curriculum for one of the biggest satellite channels in India.
Chitra & EZ Vidya have been awarded the prestigious Economic Times "Game Changer Award".
10:30 Networking and Food 11:30 Fireside Chat 12:30 Networking
Hosted By Sriram Sekhar, Chennai Startup Grind Chapter Director
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