Mumbai: Ms Kavita Sahay Kerawalla, Vice Chairperson, VIBGYOR Group of Schools was recognised as “ET NOW Business Leader of the Year (Education Sector) Award” in Mumbai recently.
A trailblazer in educational innovation, Kavita Sahay Kerawalla, has been an educationist for over two decades. She believes that education can be the catalyst to transform the world, inspire the young generation and make the world a better place. A powerful driving force behind VIBGYOR Group of Schools since its inception, an academician in her felt that the curriculum offered in a large number of schools did not equip children for the demands of the future. She led a team of experts who designed a curriculum for VIBGYOR that has a fine mix of global teaching practices and the Indian curriculum.
The research cell of ET NOW Business Leader of the Year consisted of post graduates in History & Management with a collective experience of almost 50+ years. It was an iconic job by the research cell to identify individuals and companies who did extraordinary work and track the record of their achievements. The shortlisted list was then reviewed by a jury of senior professionals from across the globe.
The criteria and competencies benchmarked were Educational Achievement, Placements, Leadership, Best-in-Class Infrastructure, Student Impact (Internal to the Organisation) and Future Orientation.