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Mainak Roy


Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Mainak is an engineer by training and a teacher by choice. His Fellowship experience with Teach For India transformed his career choices, he is committed to strengthen the movement of education equity. He thrives on designing robust interventions that will change the education space and will help ALL children have access to quality education. In 2014, he co-founded Simple Education Foundation with a vision to make excellent education accessible for all children. He is an Acumen Fellow and a Wipro Seeding Fellow.

He leads Fundraising, Communications and Strategy at SEF and works closely with the COO and CPO to maintain program alignment and mission orientation. When he’s not thinking about school transformation and building an enduring organization, he can be found reading, making coffee or listening to ghazals.

Mainak is a foodie by birth and that defines most of his childhood memories. 

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