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CENTA is a social enterprise founded by people with deep backgrounds in education.

Ramya Venkataraman, Founder & CEO

Ramya Venkataraman holds deep interest in the education sector for a long time and is known for several pioneering initiatives in the sector. An alum of IIT Delhi and IIM Calcutta from the 1990s, prior to founding CENTA, Ramya was with consulting firm McKinsey & Company for 15+ years, including as part of their India leadership group. While she built and headed the firm's education practice in the last 5 years, she worked in a range of other industry sectors and geographies - India, North America, Europe, Asia - in the first 10 years and continues to bring that broader professional experience to her work in education.

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Anjali Jain, Founder-Director

Passionate about building new ventures, Anjali Jain believes that improvement in quality and effectiveness of teaching in the K-12 space is imperative for large-scale transformation in education – with CENTA as the catalyst for this transformation. Anjali brings in two decades of experience in business management and operations leadership, during which she has driven large-scale initiatives with a focus on entrepreneurial planning and execution.

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