Seemant Dadwal


Meraki Foundation

Seemant Dadwal is the founder of Meraki Foundation. An IIM Bangalore alumni whose experience as a primary grade teacher with Teach for India shaped his decade-long career at the intersection of policy, data, technology, and community. As CEO, he has led Meraki to become the first Indian not-for-profit declared as World-changing-Idea in Education by Fast Company in 2019, top 15 Ideas worldwide in Early childhood education at MIT-Solve as well as win Nasscom's social innovation forum award in 2019. He was also one of two social entrepreneurs from India selected for the Global Social Venture Competition held at UC Berkeley. Meraki currently serves 1.3 million children's early learning development and education needs across 47000+ pre-schools (Anganwadis) in India.