MA (English), Pune University; Post-Grad. Diploma (Communication Media for Children), SNDT University; School Psychology, Jnana Prabhodhini, Pune
Committed to the cause of education, Malati Kalmadi worked as a teacher for three years before becoming Trustee at Kannada Sangha, Pune, which runs the Kaveri Group of Institutes (KGI). She continues as a Trustee today, playing a significant role in keeping KGI motivated in accepting change and being creative, and building a culture of trust. She has been the guiding force in bringing to KGI a vision of learner-centeredness and a safe environment, as well as in initiating programs that offer students a wide spread of arenas for overall development. Malati is also an Ex-Senate member of Pune University; Director at Anjali Morris Foundation that works with children with Learning Disabilities; Trustee of the University Women's Association, Pune, which works for the welfare of women and the girl child; Life Member of INTACH, a national body for Culture and Heritage; and a Member of 'Connecting,' an NGO that works for the Prevention of Suicide among Youth.