Senior Research Associate, Performance Information & Data Products
Poonam’s passion for equity and education began as she worked in various low income schools during her undergraduate and post graduate years in India’s North East. After her Masters from the University of Delhi she worked as a classroom teacher for a few of years in New Delhi. Her interest lies in understanding the impact of community based education especially in historically marginalized and conflict prone regions.
Sustainable and organic organizational improvement that builds learning communities is her Mantra for growth. Most recently she has earned a Master of Arts degree in Educational Leadership and Policy from the University of Michigan. During this time she also volunteered in various after school programs and interned with preservice teacher education programs.