Educationist, Author, Editor
Rupangi Sharma is the Founder & CEO of EFG Learning. In the field of education, Rupangi's focus has been on the power of technology & innovation and its transformational role in learning and teaching. She was previously the Head of Content & Pedagogy at a non profit ed-tech solution provider for low-income schools.
In her first year of teaching, she developed a subject called 'Creative Learning' which she taught to 650 students across Grades 1-5. Over the years, she has developed and taught across the curriculum for Grades K-12, at reputed CBSE, IB and IGCSE schools.
She has worked with the Central Institute of Educational Technology (CIET) as a panelist on their advisory board. The panel was specially assembled to design the ICT in Education Curricula to meet the recommendations of The National Policy on ICT in School Education, developed by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India.
She has also worked with the renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab, Boston, Riverside School (Ahmedabad), RN Podar School, Oberoi International School, among other leading educational institutions in India and abroad.
She has studied education technology at Harvard Graduate School of Education, Boston and social communications media at Sophia Polytechnic, Mumbai.
She is a published author and editor. She has edited India Alive (Academic Foundation, 2014). India Alive is in the libraries of eminent institutes such as IIT Gandhinagar, Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India and Indian Institute for Human Settlements. She has also published her non-fiction story, Friendship ‘On Wheels’, in Chicken Soup for the Indian Soul: On Friendship (Westland, 2011). Her collection of poems, A Loving Embrace, was published in 2007. The late K.S. Duggal hailed her as 'a poet who sings to the new age'.
Her novel, A Life of My Own, about gender-biased sex selection, is available on Amazon. Her latest release with Penguin's Puffin imprint: Young Indian Innovators, Entrepreneurs and Change-makers, profiles 65 young Indian innovators, entrepreneurs and change-makers between the ages of 7-21.