Akanksha Thakore

    Life Skills Collaborative

    November 28, 2023


    Akanksha leads strategy, program design, and training across NalandaWay’s well-being and SEL programs, supporting organizational strategy and capability-building. Over the last 14 years, she has worked with corporates, foundations, NGOs, and schools as a consultant and facilitator on personal, leadership and systems transformation projects. Akanksha holds an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad, a certificate from Yale on the Science of Well-being, and an MA in Psychology from IGNOU. She is also a trained counsellor, a drama-based practitioner and the Founder of Ripple Effect. She enjoys writing and performing poetry, travelling in nature, and dancing.


    "The educational systems should rely on three solid foundations: enhancing values, life skills, and formal educational curriculum. Each of these bases completes the other, none of them can stand on its own. "

    - Noora Ahmed Alsuwaidi