About Shweta Bahri & Keya Lamba
Shweta grew up in India and is an education policy specialist who has worked with governments, multilateral organisations and civil society in South Asia and Africa over the last 10 years. Alongside technical assistance, policy design and evaluation, Shweta also has strong experience in management and strategy development. Shweta started her career at Oxford Policy Management and most recently worked at the Ark Education Partnerships Group. She is also the founder of No More Waste which is a platform to promote sustainable solutions for individuals and businesses in India. Shweta has a Master’s in Public Administration from the LSE & an undergraduate degree in Land Economy from Cambridge University.
Keya grew up in Hong Kong and began her career as a Kindergarten teacher in California with Teach for America. Over the past eight years, Keya has taught in early childhood classrooms, designed and facilitated teacher professional development and created play-based curricula for low-resource settings. Most recently, Keya has designed the early childhood radio scripts for Rising Academy Network’s Rising On Air program, supporting over 10 million students globally during COVID-19 school closures. Keya has a Master’s in International Education Policy from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where she was an Early Childhood Education Zaentz Fellow, & an undergraduate degree in International Development and Chinese from UCLA.