Founder & Director – Mrs. Shakun Chaudhary
Leading the iTeam is Ms. Shakun Chaudhary, the Director. With more than 2 decades of educating experience in prestigious schools across the country (and a well acknowledged preschool- daffodils) to her credit, she has now embarked upon this journey to translate her passion for Reggio into reality.
An alumnus of Lady Sri Ram College & Delhi School of Economics, she is an eminent Educationist and has widely travelled in India and abroad to conduct workshops regarding Early Childhood Education & the Reggio approach towards pre-schooling.
She firmly believes that ibambini must not just prepare a child for life, but as LIFE to be lived with joy and purpose.
Ms. Shakun Chaudhary has been awarded the prestigious ‘Bharat Jyoti Award’ by the India International Friendship Society, amongst several other awards, for her invaluable contribution to the field of Early Education.
Founder & Director – Mrs. Ruchira Varma
Ms. Ruchira Varma has been an instrumental and passionate force at ibambini, inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach.
She has travelled to Reggio Emilia and attended workshops / internships in the Reggio Schools and is thus, an Expert on this approach.
She has taken several workshops of Educators across India, including
- A full day workshop at the TAISI (The association of International Schools Of India), attended by Educators from well known International schools across India -Reggio Emilia and Early Childhood Education.
- Workshop on Reggio and preschooling in India & the experience of ibambini, with the EEP educators at the Sri Ram School, Gurgaon
Ms. Ruchira Varma has been a management professional (MBA- MDI, Gurgaon) and has also served in senior positions across prestigious organizations like Canon, The Oberoi Group and Hewlett Packard. After a 12 year stint with the Corporates, she jumped into her passion– ‘Reggio Emilia and Early Childhood Education’ with ibambini.