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Universalizing Quality Elementary Education, by Ashok Kamath of Akshara and Pratham Books
(An IIT Alumni Centre Exclusive Event)
IITACB presents another opportunity for you to engage on another relevant topic, Elementary Education. And our speaker this time is IITB distinguished alum Ashok Kamath, an active hands-on pioneer in this all-important development domain.
Date: August 23, 2014 (Saturday)
Venue: Koramangala Club, Koramangala, Bengaluru
Schedule: 630 pm onwards
IIT Alumni Centre Bengaluru (IITACB) presents another opportunity for you to engage on another relevant topic of wide interest, Elementary Education. And our speaker this time is IITB distinguished alum Ashok Kamath, an active hands-on pioneer in this all-important development domain!
Our monthly networking event brings together IIT Alumni from all the IITs and offers a great opportunity for networking and connecting with other IITians. We welcome alumni of all the IITs and batches to join us for an informal evening that features a talk followed by networking over beverages and dinner.
Date of Event: Saturday, Aug 23, 2014
Time: 630pm onwards
Start of Talk: 7pm
Duration: 1 hour, including Q&A
Dinner: 830pm onwards
Venue: Sampige Hall, Koramangala Club
Our speaker for the evening Ashok Kamath has been contributing to elementary education through the Akshara Foundation that aims to see “every child in school and learning well”. He has been the Managing Trustee since 2003 and Chairman since July 1, 2008. He has been actively involved in the strategic planning, analysis and expansion of programmes at Akshara Foundation since 2003. An alumnus of IIT-Bombay, he was formerly the Managing Director of the Indian operations of Analog Devices. He opted to leave behind a successful career in the corporate sector and involve himself in the development sector. His alma mater, IIT-Bombay, presented him with its Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2013 for his various initiatives and contributions to the field of child education. Ashok is also a co-founder and trustee of Pratham Books which aims to have A Book in Every Child’s Hand.
As a reminder on date, our monthly 3rd Saturday series is on 4th Saturday Aug 23rd this time to accommodate the Independence day travellers. Please register on our website http://iitacb.org/ to confirm your plan so that we can plan better.
Do join us with your family and bring your friends along. As usual, the event is free for IITACB members and there is a Rs. 300 charge for non-members.
IIT Alumni Centre, Bengaluru (IITACB), Management Committee
Do register on this website!