Shelly joined the Varkey Foundation in 2019. As part of the Analysis and Advocacy team, she supports in the development of new policy opportunities, partnerships and programmes for the foundation. Shelly is also involved in developing pieces of advocacy, and other research & analysis projects undertaken by the Foundation.
She works closely with the Head of Analysis and Advocacy of our Foundation to manage the administration of the Atlantis Group- an advocacy coalition of education ministers and heads of government from around the world that promotes educational reforms.
Prior to joining the Varkey Foundation, Shelly has worked with many academic organizations in India and has experience in teaching, research and project management. Shelly holds M.A. and M.Phil. degree in Sociology from the Delhi School of Economics, India.