Urvashi Sahni

Urvashi Sahni

Dr. Urvashi Sahni is Founder and Chief Executive of Study Hall Educational Foundation. She is a leading expert in school governance, curriculum reform and teacher training with a special focus on girls education and the use of technology in education. Her current research focuses on developing and scaling her Girls’ Empowerment Program in India with the help of affordable technology.

  • Current Positions

    • Founder President and CEO, Study Hall Education Foundation, 1986 – current
    • Founder and Academic Director, Prerna School, 2003 – current
    • Founder and Academic Director, Vidyasthali Rural High School, 2005 - current
    • Co-Founder and Director, Digital Study Hall Project, 2005 and current
  • Past Positions

    • Visiting Professor, University of California at Berkeley, 2003 – 2004
    • Honorary Project Director, Computer Assisted Education Program, 2001 – 2005
    • Project Director, Strengthening Girls Education in rural UP 1996-1999
    • Honorary Director, School reform project funded by EICHER Ltd, 1996 -1999
    • Education Consultant, UNICEF, 1995 -1996
    • Founder Principal and Academic Director, Studyhall School, 1986 – 2008
  • Education

    • Masters in Philosophy, University of Lucknow, India
    • Masters in Education, UC Berkeley, USA
    • PhD in Education, UC Berkeley, USA
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