Founder and Director: Mehek Valecha (Seema Ahuja-Maiden Name/Official Name) comes across as a very enthusiastic, energetic, and positive person. She has done her postgraduation in English from the Barkatullah University, Bhopal (M.P.), and has an Executive MBA degree in business administration from IIMC (2007-08). She did her schooling at Hoshangabad, M.P. She has worked in the corporate world for eight years and has been actively involved in early childhood care and education for the last 11 years. Currently, she is running a playschool named Diversity The Playschool in Hyderabad.
She has worked with the Early Childhood Association and Association of Primary Education and Research for six years as a volunteer.
She is associated with Vishwa Sindhi Seva Sangam and works as a volunteer to save the Sindhi language by educating people across the globe.
She is married to Anil Valecha (a Finance Professional) for the last 16 years and has a 13-year old son.
“Brain is the most intriguing organ in Homo sapiens, why can’t we give it more opportunities to remain as intriguing as ever when it is in the making.” She signs off.
She has written books named ‘We are born Lovers’-a a self-help book and Rearing a Child or Building a Nation’-a book on the education system in India, and a children’s book named, ‘MIshCha Musketeers’.
She is a fitness freak, is an amateur tennis player, and a yoga practitioner. She loves reading and writing.
She has a great sense of humor. She is a daydreamer.
She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Angel Investor and Cofounder: Anil’s quintessential strong finance management, strategy, and leadership skills give Diversity a solid foundation to diversify and expand its horizons of possibilities in learning spaces.
His pragmatic approach in professional development of the school is truly the need of the hour. Changing needs of a child’s concept and character development require continuous and rigorous revisions in strategies and cultural management of the school and he is handful of them.
His basic qualification in commerce and a management degree from IIM-B with 25+ years of experience of money and its world management and an incredible aptitude of organizational skills transform Mehek’s dreams into realities.
He spells out and summarizes very thoughtfully and carefully when Mehek describes, “So you want to have a place for children, made by children, led by children and celebrated by children“.
Currently, Anil is working as a CFO in a company called Antuit. Antuit is a niche global analytics solutions provider offering various industry specific solutions in the areas of retail, CPG, and manufacturing and other industries. Since 2013, Antuit has been on a mission to enable transformations with AI powered and IP based solutions.
Along, Anil takes care of the finances of Diversity to keep the other leaders free from worries and lets them concentrate on the playful learning journey of our future global citizens.
A dynamic go-getter and quick learner with an ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines, excellent analytical and good communication skills. Possesses people and problem-solving skills.
Graduated from Jawaharlal Technological University in the field of Biotechnology.
After her graduation, she worked with various research-oriented biotech firms. In the process, she handled multiple teams and was involved in the extensive research on bacterial species contained in water. Also, while working at ICRISAT, Hyderabad, she was part of the team that successfully identified the chickpea to grow in fallow lands of rice fields with environment friendly bacterial strains instead of synthetic fertilizers. In this
process, she coordinated with various teams to ensure the research was done with minimal disruptions and achieved a high-yield growth.
In this process, she has shown her ability in coordinating with various people and achieving the result as required.
@Diversity, she is passionate to work with young children and help them learn effortlessly. Her mission is to see the Vividers independent, make them lifelong explorers, help them build strong personalities. She relentlessly guides her team on planning their respective curriculum and always embraces change along with her team.