Astha Soni | Senior Manager, Delhi/Tripura

Astha is the Manager for Delhi, dealing with schools that fall under the SDMC’s School Quality Enhancement Program. She also manages research and quality for TEA, and is responsible for monitoring the quality of education in government partnership schools.

Before joining TEA, Astha has managed a portfolio of projects in education, digital literacy, and rural entrepreneurship as part of the experience in a social enterprise based in Delhi. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Delhi, and a Masters degree in Social Work (Livelihoods and Social Entrepreneurship) from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. She was the recipient of the Linnaeus Palme Scholarship and completed a course from Lund University, Sweden in 2016. Her research experiences include studying the intersection of gender, education, and employment, and a research study conducted to understand the experiences of migrant students in Swedish education institutions.