QUEST Alliance is a not-for-profit trust that focuses on researched innovations in the field of education, employability and entrepreneurship with effective use of ICT tools. It develops learning materials, strategies & systems using self-learning interactive content, games & teacher training programs. It engages with educators, civil society, government and corporate organizations to demonstrate and enable scalable and replicable solutions.
Participant Profile: Aakash Sethi (Executive Director)
Aakash is the Executive Director at Quest Alliance. He got involved when the organization was an USAID project, contributing under the role of India Director of the International Youth Foundation. He then led Quest Alliance’s take-over by an Indian trust fund. His prior experience ranges from founding India’s first youth-led learning network on CSR to developing digital inclusion programs promoting education quality and youth employment in Microsoft’s Istanbul’s office. He is a board member of Science meets Dharma, an initiative from the Dalai Lama promoting the science education for Tibetan monks and Dalit Shakti Kendra, a residential vocational training center in Ahmedabad. He is an Asia Society fellow, and an Economics graduate from St. Xaviers College.