Pooja's has deep interest in developing solutions that engage young people through education and skills. She has worked extensively in the areas of Industry engagement for TVET. Through her work she wishes to create opportunities that connect stakeholders towards “Skills for All”.
Currently, she oversees policy advocacy and global business expansion for IL&FS Education Group. IL&FS has impacted more than 13 million people through Education and Skills since 1997. These learning technologies, knowledge products and training services are highly relevant for countries in need of transformational solutions for students, teachers, educators, parents, youth, employers, policy makers etc.
Prior to this, she was Director for Skills Development at FICCI, where she strengthened the Skills Forum leading to setting up Sector Skills Councils and collaboration with 10+ countries.
She has done her Post Graduate in Social Work from the University of Delhi. Pooja is also an Aspire Circle Fellow and working with like-minded Social Leaders to create deeper engagement within the development sector.