Teach For India is a movement of outstanding graduates and young professionals who, in the short term, teach low-income group students full-time in under-resourced schools. In the long term, these Fellows will become global leaders and advocate for educational equity across India. There are currently close to 400 Fellows teaching 12,000 students in 130 schools in Mumbai, Pune and Delhi and is expanding to Hyderabad and Chennai in 2012
In the first 3 years of existence, Teach For India has attracted Fellows from top universities such as Indian Institute of Technology, Indian Institute of Management, Harvard, St.Stephen’s College, St. Xavier’s College, and many more top-notch colleges in India and across the globe. The Fellowship also attracts young professionals from reputed companies such as Accenture, McKinsey, Schlumberger, Tata Group and several more international and Indian companies. The first batch of 80 alumni who graduated in April 2011 are today spread across India and the world, working with organizations such as McKinsey, Leader’s Quest, NIIT Foundation, Akanksha etc. and some are even studying at universities such as Harvard, Chicago Booth, Kellogg and Cornell. To know more, please visit www.teachforindia.org
You could also get in touch with Abishek Maroli who works with the Fellowship Recruitment team at Teach For India and assists applicants from universities outside India. His email address is email@example.com.