School of Life (SoL) Foundation was launched in 2014 as an initiative of TSE Foundation to work towards awareness and education around sexual safety and comprehensive sexuality education programs for children. In December 2015, the School of Life Foundation was registered as a separate trust under Indian Trust Act 1882, covering under its ambit critical issues on child protection & welfare, gender sensitization and safety for women especially at the workplace....
Jyoti holds over three decades of diverse experience in the areas of Child and Women Protection, Child Development, psychometrics, Gender Sensitivity and HR consulting. She has been trained as psychologist and holds postgraduate degree in Behavioral Economics, HR and Law.
She worked as organizational development specialist, compensation and benefits specialist with key focus on job evaluation, conducting structured compensation surveys, designing stock based ownership and health care programs and transitioning companies from benefit defined pension programs. She has conducted numerous trainings on child sexual abuse, sexual harassment at workplace, POCSO, POSH and JJ Act, cyber abuse, menstrual hygiene and gender sensitivity targeting wide range of stakeholders through private and government sectors. She set up a school and day care named The Sixth Element in Gurgaon. She is avid practitioner of Play Therapy and NLP in childhood care and child development, ahe had done focused research on sexual identity and child abuse and designed program in child psychology, creativity, prevention of child sexual and parenting. She served ar third party member to several ICs and conducted several inquiries and workshop for IC capacity building. Currently she is an external member to LC< Gurgaon.(2019).
Diana is a clinical psychologist, academician and educationist all rolled into one. With an MA in Clinical Psychology from Delhi University and an M.Phil. from NIMHANS, Bangalore, she has previously worked at Fortis Hospital, Vasant Kunj where she did therapeutic work with over a hundred children and adolescents, including cases of child sexual abuse. Diana is also an Assistant Professor in Lady Sri Ram College and is simultaneously pursuing her PhD from IIT Delhi in Alternate Sexualities. She has been designing training programs with School of Life and has delivered workshops in prominent schools like Modern School, Blue Bells Public School and Presidium schools in Dwarka and Gurgaon.
Hridi is master’s in psychology and she has close to 13 years of experience in Product Design, Development and Delivery in various sectors in India as well as overseas. Currently, Hridi works as Head of Programs at School of Life Foundation and the allied TSE Foundation. She has been part of School of Life since inception and manages multiple roles by leading outreach, operations and research, designing programs and conducting trainings. She has conducted numerous trainings on Prevention of Sexual Harassment at Workplace, Understanding of the SHW Act 2013, ICC trainings and Awareness programs on Safety of Children from Child Sexual Abuse. These workshops focus on sensitizing people about the safety issues or law and on becoming aware of one’s limiting beliefs, stereotypes, fears and ideas that propagate gender-based disparities and violence specifically at workplace. The focus in these workshops is on empowerment of self and others. Hridi also aligns with state agencies, corporates and schools and works across socio-economic backgrounds to create awareness on child and women rights.More...
Neeta is social worker by heart and holding nearly 4 years of experience of working for International and National development organization under different capacity. She has worked for OXFAM GB, PRAYAS and Samerth Charitable Trust in Gujarat. She is post graduate in H. Sc. with specialization in Food and Nutrition. Currently she is associated with School of Life Foundation and works under the capacity of resource mobilization with the key focus on expanding organization’s network, liaising with district administration and local and state government, companies, development organization etc, bringing in projects, developing proposals and budgets etc.
Srividya is a practicing psychotherapist with an M.Phil in clinical psychology from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal. She has taught undergraduate and postgraduate psychology courses at the Amity Institute of Behavioural Health & Allied Sciences, Delhi and worked with the Fortis Escorts Heart Institute as a clinical psychologist for 5 years. She has also conducted workshops on sexuality issues for primary school teachers of the Presidium Schools. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D at IIT, Delhi and works as a consultant clinical psychologist with the ADIVA hospitals besides being a guest lecturer for the M.Phil Clinical Psychology course at the Gautam Buddha University. She has lead number of POSH trainings and also serving as an advisor to the SoL for IC trainings .