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Urvashi Nangia

Urvashi Nangia - Executive Member

Urvashi Nangia obtained her Bachelors in Economics from University of Delhi, India and followed it up with a Masters in the same, from the London School of Economics. There she majored in Development and Growth and her dissertation was on ‘The provision of good quality Primary and Secondary Education for all children in India’.

After a stint of almost two years as a Macro Economic Researcher at the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, Bangalore, she joined Sir Ratan Tata Trust, Mumbai. She worked in developing the MIS for the Education portfolio along with managing a few key grants. She was there for two and a half years. Realizing that the subject of Education needs to be engaged with, as a discipline, she is now pursuing her M.Phil degree from The Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. She is inspired by the philosophies and work of Dewey, Piaget, Vgotsky, Giroux, Freire, Apple, Prof. Krishna Kumar, Prof. Arvind Gupta amongst a zillion other people who are not that well known but have dedicated their lives to the discipline of Education.

Her other interests include sports, cinema and traveling.  

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