Khushboo Awasthi


Mantra4Change & ShikshaLokam

Khushboo Awasthi is Co-founder of Mantra4Change, a non-profit driving systemic public schools transformation in the Indian education system. She is alsthe Co-founder & Chief Operating Officer ofShikshaLokam - a non-profit working on the education leadership development mission. The two organisations works with the Department of School Education across various and the Central Government institutions towards designing school improvement and leadership development programs. She is part of the working committee of the National Mentoring Mission constituted by the National Council for Teacher Education.Khushboo has 13+ years of diverse experience in education and healthcare domain across product development, project management, program design, community engagement and technology. She is the recipient of Women Transforming India Awards 2021 instituted by NITI Aayog to celebrate women contributions towards a ‘Sashakt Aur Samarth Bharat’. She is a Schwab Social Innovator of the Year 2023 for her role as a designer and evangelist of the Punjab Education Collective. She is also part of Business World Education 40 Under 40 Power List 2022 with young leaders making a pioneering difference to the education ecosystem and is an Aspen Ananta Emerging Women Leadership Fellow.Khushboo is a believer of systems and platform thinking. Her interests lie in exploring concepts of agency, networks, large scale social movements and societal role of technology.