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Leadership & Management                                                                                                   Leadership & Management

         Meet the Founders

                                                                                                                                               Meet the

                                                                                                                                               President & MD

          Dr Jagdish Gandhi                                   Dr Bharti Gandhi                                                                 Prof. Geeta Gandhi Kingdon
          Founder-Manager                                     Founder-Director                                                                 President and MD

          Apart from nurturing CMS into the world’s largest city-  Alumna of Lucknow University and former psychologist
          school, Dr Gandhi has attracted global acclaim for   at the UP government’s Psychology Bureau, Dr Bharti                             Geeta Gandhi Kingdon is the President and MD of City
          promoting peace through education. A few notable    Gandhi is the co-founder of CMS. An able administrator                           Montessori School, while also being Professor at the
          honours that Dr Gandhi has received are: the Yash   and leader, she has championed numerous social                                   Institute of Education, University College London (UCL),
          Bharti Award of the Uttar Pradesh Government (2014);   causes and convened an all-India Anti Dowry                                   where she holds the Chair of ‘Education Economics and
          the Gusi Peace Prize of the Philippines (2011); the Hope   Conference and the UP State Prohibition Conference.                       International Development’.
          of Humanity Award by the Dalai Lama (2010); Key to   She has organised several youth and children’s festivals                        She has a BSc (Honours) in Economics from the London
          the City of Georgetown, USA (2002); honorary        to promote international understanding. She continues                            School of Economics and a D.Phil in Development
          doctorates from universities of Argentina, Mongolia,   to organise a Sunday Satsang (spiritual discourse) every                      Economics from the University Oxford. In 2010, she
          Northern Ireland, Peru, Russia, Turkey and UK.      week since the last 22 years at CMS. She has been                                moved back to India after living in England for 31 years,
          Dr Gandhi speaks regularly on national TV channels.   conferred many prestigious awards including the Devi                           though she continues part time as UCL Professor. Her
                                                                                                                                               focus has been on modernising this 63 year old legacy
          He has been organizing the International Conference of   Award and a Lifetime Achievement Award for                                  school while maintaining the culture and traditions that
          Chief Justices of the World every year for the past 23   distinguished contributions to education in India at the                    have made it great.
          years, inviting the highest-level Judiciary from across   House of Commons, London.
          the globe, with the objectives of building a global
          consensus in favour of world unity and world peace.

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