Nandini Ashokumar has been a primary teacher since 2006 in P.S.B.B.S.S School Chennai, where she completed her schooling. As a teacher, she believes in continually updating and equipping herself to meet the demands and challenges of the modern era. A trainer of process drama workshops, she conducts workshops for teachers on various critical problem solving processes that are predominantly interactive with new technology and tools. With her passion in both theatre and teaching, she makes every classroom and workshop experience unique and inspires young minds to think creatively.

Her innovative teaching practices earned her the Best Teacher Award, South Zone 2008, EQFI. Recently she received a Certificate of Commendation from The Global Education Leadership Foundation (TGelF) as a finalist in the Primary Teacher category. As a GSP Coordinator she has visited a UK school as part of the exchange program.

Mrs. Nandini is also game for other activities. A cycling enthusiast, she has participated in several long distance (100 km) cycling races. She is also a passionate runner who has completed 17 half and four full marathons. She is the winner of 4X1200m women’s relay and has won accolades in several interschool sports and dance competitions.

She is the Chapter Coordinator for the running club ‘Chennai Runners Pillar Pacers (CRPP). She runs with the corporation school kids to channelize their energy and help them dream big. With her group members support, she has helped those affected during Chennai floods.

Being a mother of two lovely teenagers, this ebullient 38 year old youngster believes excellence is achieved by doing small things perfectly.