Ms. Charu Wahi – Principal

An alumna of Carmel Convent and Modern School, Vasant Vihar, Ms. Wahi completed her graduation in Psychology Honours at Lady Shri Ram College and then went on to pursue a Master’s degree in Applied Psychology and specialised in Child Development at the South Campus University, Delhi.

Having begun her career as an Elementary Educator at The Shri Ram School, her innate creativity and nuanced understanding of child development led her to head the organisation as Junior School Principal. Closely involved with the cause of Inclusive Education and the design of Special Educational Needs programmes, she has conducted intensive teacher training workshops all over the country.

An inspiring leader and motivated learner. Ms. Wahi continuously strives to keep abreast of the latest research in the field of education. She attended the Project Zero programme at Harvard University and has also completed courses in ‘Leading for Understanding and Coach Development’ as part of Harvard’s Wide World Programme.

As Principal of the School she leads from the front, sharing her passion and encouraging all around her to keep learning and striving for perfection lifelong. Under her able leadership, the School’s innovative pedagogy, it’s fostering of excellence in teachers, it’s single minded focus on the individual child and it’s ever-growing efforts to strengthen bonds with the wider parent community have received much appreciation and acclaim.

A spontaneous poet with a witty sense of humour, she loves movies, music and travelling to previously uncharted destinations.

Setting education benchmarks

Acknowledging the contributions of NiBS Chairperson Ms. Pooja Jhaver and Ms. Charu Wahi in pioneering a unique and empowering pedagogy, EducationWorld, India’s leading educational magazine featured them in their coffee-table book 21 Leaders Transforming Indian Education.

Other awards and honours

Education Today named Ms. Charu Wahi one of the top 50 ‘Effective Principals of 2020’. She has also been awarded the ‘Exemplary Contribution in Education’ award by The Early Childhood Association, India and the ‘Education Leadership in a VUCA World’ by Amity University and ICS, Lucknow.