Monday, 25 September 2017

Pratima Rao appointed as mission director of Biocon Foundation

05 June 2017 | News

She is a well-known educationist who is committed to quality education and also an author of the ‘Challenge Mathematics’ a series on mental mathematics, published by Macmillan India Limited

Pratima Rao has been appointed as mission director & head of Biocon Foundation.  Prior to joining Foundation, she was heading the Department of Mathematics & Computer Science, Baldwin Girls High School, Bengaluru for over two decades.

She is a well-known educationist who is committed to quality education and also an author of the ‘Challenge Mathematics’ a series on mental mathematics, published by Macmillan India Limited.

She has been a proud recipient of the ‘Best Educator’ award initiated by the Rustom Irani Foundation in Bangalore and associated with Biocon Foundation’s ‘Chinnara Ganitha’ rural education program since its inception in 2006.

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, CMD of Biocon said, “We are extremely happy to have Pratima Rao lead our CSR wing, Biocon Foundation. As a Mission Director, she will be responsible for the overall management of the activities, strategy and operations of Biocon Foundation. We are confident that her collective knowledge, experience and expertise will strengthen our commitment to promote social and economic inclusion of marginalized communities.”   

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