About the Summit

Assembling expert stalwarts across varied walks of life, the Education Leaders’ Summit facilitates a platform to develop comprehensive and pragmatic discourses around education, and expands upon its true purpose, maintaining sustainability standards and furthering measures for optimization to suit the contemporary industrial demands. While Chapter One witnessed leading academicians and educationists deliberating upon ‘The New-Age Global Skill Conundrum: Unlocking the next paradigm’ on March 20th 2021, Chapter 2 reflected  upon “Transformative Strength of Education for the World Beyond Covid-19: To Build Back Better” on August 14th, 2021. The conclaves brought together brilliant minds from across the country and beyond- top brass personnel from government and administration, creme-de-la-cremes of academia, stellar business leaders and prestigious political commanders; with an aim to discuss strategies and the best possible practices in catalysing India’s growth and secure it a place amongst the top 10 innovation led countries of the world.

Glimpses of Chapter II (August 13 & 14, 2021)


Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani


“Our approach to education is built on a philosophy in which human existence is looked upon as a rare gift to be utilised both for inner development and for the welfare of society, at large.”

<center>Hon’ble Union Minister, Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India

Hon’ble Union Minister, Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India

Keynote Speakers

  • Dr. D.P. Singh
    University Grants Commission
  • Shri Manish Kumar
    Ex MD & CEO
    National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC)
  • Dr. Prashant Bhalla
    Manav Rachna Educational Institutions
  • Prof. Avinash Chandra Pandey

Eminent Panel Speakers

  • Mr. Pradeep Kumar
    Head-Channel Sales (SAARC)
  • Dr. Rajita Kulkarni
    Sri Sri University
  • Mr. Atul Khosla
    Vice Chancellor
    Shoolini University
  • Ms. Linda Liu
    Vice President
    College Board
  • Dr. Ashwin Fernandes
    Regional Director
    QS in Middle East, North Africa & South Asia; CEO for QS IGAUGE
  • Dr. Sandeep Sancheti
    Vice Chancellor
    Marwadi University
  • Dr. Munish Garg
    Centre for Incubation, Innovation & Startup, MDU
  • Mr. Sagar Bahadur
    Principal Adviser
    Strategic Initiatives, The University of Queensland, Australia
  • Mr. Hersh Shah
    CEO at IRM India Affiliate & India Chairman - IRM Regional Group
  • Mr. Rajiv Mathur
    SkillEd India, KEDMAN

 Theme in Focus

“Theme: Transformative Strength of Education for the World Beyond Covid 19 – Build BackBetter”

The Education Leaders’ Summit 2021- The Second Chapter, has luminaries on board like Ms. Smriti Zubin Irani- Hon’ble Union Minister, Ministry of Women and Child Development, Prof. Ashutosh Sharma- Hon’ble Secretary, DST, Government of India, Shri Srinivas Garimella- Director Education, Microsoft, Ms. Linda Liu- VP, College Board, Mr. Ben Sowter- Senior VP, QS Quacquarelli Symonds, among many others. The second edition’s theme focuses on ‘Transforming Strength of Education for the World beyond Covid-19- Build Back Better’. The aim herein remains to form a discourse around the transformational changes in pedagogy and learning caused by the advent of the COVID-19 induced pandemic. With the insights from the expert panel of the stalwarts, this is going to be an enlightening event.

Glimpses of Chapter I (March 20, 2021)

“Theme: The New-Age Global Skill Conundrum: Unlocking the next paradigm”


  • Shri Anurag Tripathi
    Secretary Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
  • Padma Shri Dr Virander Singh Chauhan
    Chairman – Executive Committee, NAAC
    University Grants Commission
  • Mr. Narayanan Ramaswamy
    Partner & Head
    Education and Skill Development Practice, KPMG ,India
  • Mr. Venkatesh Sarvasiddhi
    Senior Head
    Digital Skills, Innovation, Partnership & CSR, NSDC
  • Ms. Surjeet Khanna
    DPS Greater Faridabad
  • Ms. Sanyogita Sharma
    Manav Rachna International Schools (MRIS)
  • Ms. Manju Gupta
    Kothari International School Noida
  • Ms. Priyanka Barara Principal
    MRG School Delhi
  • Col K Pratap Singh
    Colonel’s Central Academy
  • Mr Amarendra Pani
    Joint Director
    Research, Association of Indian Universities

Discussions (Chapter I & II)

Watch the stalwarts of industry and academia live at the Education Leaders’ Summit 2021

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