Shonu has covered a significant part of the world experimenting, teaching, training,
designing and evaluating child-led media projects. His work with media and children
is well recognized and awarded. He has been involved with various educational institutions
and companies in various capacities. He is passionate about merging travel, media
and education to create exciting learning opportunities for young people worldwide.
After travelling to 5 continents over the years, Adam finally found India. He holds
a Masters degree in International Relations, and Bachelors degrees in International
Development and Political Science/History. As an experienced world traveller, he
recognizes the invaluable role that travel plays in enhancing education. He hopes
to add even more stamps to his passport while introducing students both to the world
around them and the creativity within them.
Raj has a love for breaking things before putting them back together. This probably
led him to do his diploma in editing, where he now breaks and joins images to tell
compelling stories. He has worked across the country empowering marginalized children
to raise their issues through short video documentaries. His passion is to look
at ways in which media can be used to empower learning processes.
With a Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Sohail was able to realize his passion
for working with children through various NGOs. He continued on to get a Masters
in Mass Communication and subsequently worked with a news channel before moving
into education television. He is currently excited by the challenge of empowering
learning by mixing education, media and travel.
After graduating from St. Xavier's College, Kolkata with a degree in Mass Communication
and Videography, Christine forayed into the news industry, internet media and marketing,
and travel writing. A born traveller, she has traversed the length and breadth of
the country, and beyond. Also passionate about children with special needs, Christine
has spent a great deal of time with the lesser-privileged, learning, teaching and
growing with each new experience.
After graduating in mass media and mass communication, Arindita worked in the fields
of media production, book publishing, social development and alternative education.
She has conducted various arts and theatre workshops for children with special needs,
and wants to utilize her skills to design experiential education for all. She is
a compulsive traveler and loves to read books and indulge in fine arts. She says
she must watch at least one film a day to survive.
After graduating from Lady Sriram College, Vincy pursued her diploma in Yoga Science.
Her experience in the education industry for three years gave her an insight into
the tenderness and upbringing of children. Travelling with students has taught her
that travelling is a great opportunity for learning. She believes children have
their own unique perception and ways of learning, and that travelling is a strong
medium to broaden their vision.
An engineer by qualification but a travel professional by choice, Akhil always had
a passion for exploring new places. Having traveled through various locations in
India and abroad he has mastered the art of travel planning. He brings to the table,
his expertise on visa documentation for various destinations, to ensure a smooth
head start to all international journeys. Apart from his work in which he is passionately
involved, learning about different cuisines keeps him going and motivates him to
continue with his explorations!
Aastha is a graduate in travel and tourism and has a background of business administration.
She is a thunderbolt of energy and is always willing to ‘give it a try’. She is
a natural communicator and feels that the world is a colourful garden. One way to
add to the education of children is to let them enjoy and explore that beautiful
garden just the way they like it the most – through games and activities. She loves
watching cartoons, read comic books and play with kids. She feels it is only by
being involved with kids, can we understand the needs and aspirations of these young
Laxmin first completed his Bachelor of Arts in Sambalpur University, Orrisa, followed
by a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Chandigarh. He began his career as a newspaper cartoonist
before moving to Delhi to work with Raj Comics as a penciller and inker. He has
experience in a wide range of artistic techniques, and is now applying his considerable
talent to developing exciting and colourful educational materials for EdTerra's
After her graduation in Tourism Studies, Rupali completed her diploma in Travel
and Tourism Management from Jamia University along with a foreign language (Spanish).
With an attitude of facing life's challenges head-on and maintaining a never
say die attitude, Rupali enhanced her learning skills & she firmly believes that
while interacting with children, much can be learned from them as can be taught.
For her, travel + education = Effective and Result Oriented Learning.
Traveling is the greatest force to knock down the walls of most minds. Starting
from this premise, Nayely has found in India an endless fountain of knowledge. After
completing her education in marketing, she worked as a financial journalist as well
as developed special events for marketing of the newspaper she was working with.
Her career underwent a twist when she became a part of a program initiated by the
Government of Mexico to change the module of elementary education in the country
and convert text books into interactive learning tools. Soon after, she started
teaching language to school students. She says teaching is one of the most emotionally
challenging jobs because a child walks up to you with the most absurd of questions
and you know that any answer you give will have a deep and long lasting impact on
that little mind.
Give him a mountain and Jayant is literally on top of the world! A trained climber
and certified first-aid and outdoor survival expert, Jayant has spent a few years
in the field of outdoor learning both in India and Australia. He loves engaging
kids in fun filled activities that will equip them with skills to adapt to various
challenges that outdoor environment poses. He is a treasure trove of fun games and
activities and has worked with children of various age groups as a camp leader,
outdoor instructor including rafting and canoeing. In short, he is a true adventure
Mahesh graduated from Lucknow University and has spent the past few years doing
what he does best: dealing with numbers! He started his career with a leading Chartered
Accountant firm in Delhi from whom he learnt the nuances of accounting, and in later
years put his richly acquired knowledge to use in a number of companies. His love
for travel took him all over the country but he finally decided on settling in his
home state of UP. An avid reader and poetry lover, Mahesh has the unique quality
of keeping his colleagues entertained through the day!