Vaidehi, like, many started her career as a Software engineer during her early days after graduation from NMKRV. She travelled extensively across Asia and the US on Software related projects.
Her passion for early childhood education (ECE) took shape when she was in the US where she saw the schools and methodology being used at her son’s schools.
Coming back from the US around 2004, she started her ECE journey with Podar Jumbo Kids. It’s now 14 years and during this time her passion increased multifold and to better equip herself, she completed her Masters in ECE from New Zealand.
She has won many awards for her yeoman service in the ECE industry and has presented many research papers both nationally and internationally. Her last presentation in New Zealand World Education Forum and in the US on Gender Bias at Early years won her many awards and was seen as an eye opener in the industry.
She won the ‘Rajiv Gandhi Best Women Entrepreneur award from New Delhi and her schools running in Banashankari and Sarjapur have won Best Center awards multiple times the recent one being in 2017 where The Banashankari Center was adjudged as the First Best Center in Karnataka and 5th Best across India.
She is now getting ready to present her next research paper in Macau China in 2019.
Vaidehi is married to Arun who is in IT industry and she is blessed with 2 wonderful kids who pursue their passion in US. Her son works in California and daughter graduated recently from NY where she is pursuing her passion in Cognitive Neuroscience.
- Managing Partner, Podar Jumbo Kids Banashankari and Sarjapur