Sapna has 22 years of experience in the Education industry, primarily in the skill training domain. She calls herself a corporate drop-out who has found her calling in the development sector. She started her career with NIIT in their instructional design group. In 1995, she joined InfoPro Corporation where she spent over 14 years executing various roles in Technology, Business Strategy, Content Delivery and Customer Management in USA.
She joined NIIT Foundation in 2008. In her present role as Director, she ensures that NIIT Foundation is full filling its mission of skilling the underprivileged youth and children and helping them transition to main stream. She is responsible for building a team that delivers the required impact in the community in a professional and efficient manner, thereby ensuring that maximum spend is on direct beneficiary with minimal administration costs. Her role requires her to interface with various corporates and NGOs to build synergies and execute their CSR mandate.
Sapna has a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from St. Stephens College, Delhi University and a Masters in Computer Application from Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad.
Tulika has completed graduation from Delhi University and moved on to do Post Graduate Diploma in Special Education from Action for Abilities, Development and Inclusion (AADI- formerly The Spastics Society of Northern India). Post the 14 month long course, she joined her first job, with AADI, which took her to the heart of rural Haryana and into homes of several children and adults with neurological disabilities.
The life time experiences from those years re-affirmed the belief that there was so much work to be done and the development sector was where she belonged. Since then, 2001, there has been no looking back. From the year 2004- 2006, she went to Mumbai to pursue M.A. in Social Work, from TISS and did her specialization in Urban and Rural Community Development. Since 2006, she has been associated with a few NGOs and gradually her focus shifted to working with youth from urban slums, on the issue of employability.
Currently, at NIIT Foundation (NF), she is engaged in community mobilization, wherein the focus is to reach out to the maximum number of youth and encourage them to join the Career Development Centers, running in their communities. The work also entails working closely with the partner NGOs and other stakeholders, who play a crucial role in developing and shaping mind sets of the young adults (parents, schools etc.).
Amar is associated with NIIT for last 7 Years. He joined the NIIT ILS center as a faculty and got promoted first to Center Manager and then to Operations Manager where he managed education delivery and placements for 8 centers. During this period he has been awarded with Power2 NIIT twice and once with Award for Excellence at Annual Day. He has good experience in operation and used to provide training on various technologies.
Presently at NIIT Foundation (NF), he is managing District Learning Center (DLC) and HOH project, where he takes care of education delivery, student placement and project sustainability, looking forward to expand the horizons of DLC taking it to different parts of India.
He has completed Diploma in software and Masters in Computer Application (MCA); a born techie who likes to do innovations with technology.
Gurvinder Singh Kapoor
Gurvinder is a commerce graduate from University of Delhi. He has a vast experience of 27 years in the field of Finance, Accounts and Audit. He has been associated with various professional bodies in the finance domain. His expertise lies in Fund Management, Accounts, Taxation, MIS and handling Statutory Returns.
He joined NIIT Group in 1998 and has been responsible for various aspects in the accounts and finance functions.
Currently at NIIT Foundation, he is leading Finance and Accounts Department and is responsible for finance including funds management, accounting and providing support to top management on all financial aspects.
Dinesh is associated with NIIT for the last 16 years. He started his career with NIIT – R&D Centre as a Software Engineer in 1999. He has a vast experience in the field of Project Planning, Execution and implementation. He has proven his skills not only in India but outside India as well. He has been recipient of several awards like “Award of Excellence”, “Unstoppable NIITian”, “Customer First” twice in this tenure.
Presently at NIIT Foundation, he is leading the Project Setup (Career Development Center, Hole-in-the-Wall Project and School IT Labs) and Commercial services aspects across India.
Dinesh is graduated from Delhi University and having 3 Years “GNIIT” Diploma from NIIT Ltd. His core interest areas are Project Budgeting, Planning & Management.