Indukala Devi V.S.

Taking care of the Ekya website and coming to aid for any technical support, Ms. Indukala is meticulous with her work, ensuring everything is in place and done perfectly. Prior to her work at Ekya, she worked for over eight years as a software engineer.

Ms. Indukala holds a Bachelors in Technology, with a specialization in Information Technology from Kerala University. Ms. Indu is a trained Bharatanatyam dancer and a veena player. Her positive attitude and hard work make her an integral part of the Ekya family.


Juanita Stephens
Head of Human Resources

With over eight years of experience in Human Resource, Juanita Stephens heads the HR department at Ekya Schools and CMR K-12.

A graduate from the University of Sunderland, Ms. Juanita has spent a chunk of her career in Australia, working closely within Melbourne’s aged-care sector – a stint she fondly remembers. Her wish to explore the other end of the spectrum saw her step into education with her role at Simplilearn, an edu-tech organization.

Ms. Juanita also holds an MBA from Manipal University, with a dual specialization in HR and Marketing.


Lakshmi N
Lead, Operations

Ms. Lakshmi leads Operations at Ekya, coming to the field of education with over sixteen years of experience in the BPO industry. With rich domain knowledge of operations in financial services, that of Banking, Insurance and Media, she has worked closely with several clients, providing solutions in inbound and outbound voice, highly-skilled non-voice processes. Ms. Lakshmi is a self-starter who is industrious and is known for her sound decisions and accountability. A B.Sc in Computer Science, she also holds a PGDBM from Symbiosis Pune. In her free time, Ms. Lakshmi enjoys being engrossed in books, travel and music.


Aparna Kiran Rao
Manager, Marketing and Communications

Ms. Aparna heads the Marketing and Communications team at Ekya Schools, leading brand strategy and its presence, both online and offline. Having been part of the advertising and marketing industry for over fifteen years, her career highlights include working at Ogilvy and Mather, and long stints at start-ups across the fields of healthcare, technology, education, and communication.

Passionate about building brands, it is her love for working with children that got her back into the education space, a field she believes is enterprising, dynamic and has extensive learning opportunities. A B.Sc graduate in Computers, Maths, and Statistics, Ms. Aparna holds a PGDM in Marketing from TA PAI Management Institute, also certified in Instructional Design and Digital Marketing.


Shashank Ganesh
Assistant Manager, Marketing and Communications

A Computer Science graduate from CMR Institute of Technology, Shashank credits his passion for creative writing, for his switch to a career in Marketing. As the Assistant Manager of Marketing and Communications, he oversees Ekya’s online presence, develops content for social media and is the in-house photographer and copywriter. Prior to Ekya, he spent one and half years in the fitness and wellness space, working with HealthifyMe.

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CMR Jnanadhara was established in 1991 as a tribute to the late Sri Chikka Muniyappa Reddy, who believed that every individual deserves access to quality education. Today, CMR consists of 20 institutions ranging from Montessori, K-12 Schools to postgraduate programmes in engineering, education, law, management, sciences, psychology, nursing and paramedical. With a total of approximately 15,000 students from across India and an international student body from over 58 countries, these institutions promote academic and professional excellence in their respective fields.

In 2013, by the CMR University Act passed by the Government of Karnataka, CMR University was established. It is the first of its kind in the country, with a mission to nurture creative thinkers who will drive positive global change.


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National Public Schools, Bangalore, has become synonymous with quality all-round education and academic excellence in India. Armed with over five decades of experience, the National Public Schools are considered pioneers in school education.

The NPS Institutions have an established reputation for upholding the highest standards in education and hold an enviable track record of top results in all CBSE, IGCSE and IB examinations, and has a consistent track record of high achieving alumni.


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