Shakti Priyadarshini is the Secretary for Shiksha Nidhi Education for Girls. She was born and raised in Patna, Bihar, pursued her master’s degree in Computer Science from Pune, Maharashtra. Currently, she is working as Sr. Software Engineer in an esteemed organization in PA, USA.
Her passion for becoming a “change maker” started when she was in high school, she started working with underprivileged children and realized that how education can play an important role in reducing the barrier in the gender discrimination and increasing the social awareness.
Uttar Pradesh in India have the largest gender disparity girl's education compare to any other state in India according to Census data. In fact, India has one of the highest gender gaps between male and female in education compared to other developing countries in the world according to World Bank.
Growing up in this culture and seeing all these differences make Shakti’s determination even stronger to bring a change in the society and take another leap of faith towards joining Shiksha Nidhi Education for Girls.
Now, as an integral part of Shiksha Nidhi, she is excited about contributing her time and efforts to a cause that is dear to her heart, one that can truly make a difference in the lives of young girls from her homeland.