Founder & Managing Trustee, Shikshantar School, Gurgaon
Minoti Bahri, Founder & Managing Trustee, Shikshantar School, Gurgaon. Hospitality Management (IHM, Pusa, Delhi). Trained and practiced as a family counsellor at Sanjivini Society for Mental Health, New Delhi and as a Facilitator in Integral Education at Mirambika, New Delhi .
Minoti’s formal journey with education sector started in 1996 when she facilitated children’s workshop at Rajghat-The Krishnamurthi School-Benaras & soon thereafter joined Mirambika, New Delhi as a teacher facilitator where she extensively trained and practiced principles of Integral Education, Human Values and Free Progress.
Currently engaged in areas of curriculum development, innovative evaluation systems, teacher education, parent and child counselling and systems design for school. Minoti has established a viable learning culture that is progressive, guided by an inner faith in the learner, sensitive to environmental needs and all beings. As an entrepreneur in hospitality and education sectors, Nurturance, Inclusiveness, Detailing, New possibilities, Organic growth, Aesthetics and Humour are her tools as she works towards creating learning environments that are Simple, Real, Thoughtful and Meaningful for children, parents, educational leaders and teachers.
In the hospitality sector her focus has been on recognizing and developing individual strengths to dovetail them with organizational needs. Hence creating via the Club Patio chain, units where service is warm, personal, moving towards innovative, progressive standards of excellence.
Minoti is also a keen photographer and pursues active parallel interests in Indian classical dance (Odissi), building/landscape/horticulture development, buddhist studies and poetry writing.