Ms. Fatema Agarkar

Achiever's Success Story

Fatema Agarkar, Founder, Agarkar Centre of Excellence Pvt. Ltd. (ACE)

With close to 20 years in the field of education, with what started off as work experience in the corporate world, Ms. Fatema Agarkar have had the pleasure of being part of and co-founding 3 educational start- ups. Powered with MBA and work experience with a media house, consultancy and a bank, the journey in the education space started with amassing the necessary educational qualifications and blending in academic and administrative expertise to set up close to 50 educational institutes pan India (national and international curricula), pre-schools, high schools and a school for special needs.

From greenfield projects to re-structuring and re-engineering, the focus on new-age teaching that concentrated on the relevance of learning was the reason for this consistent growth and from being a Managing Trustee for a K-12 chain of schools to founding a company that created teaching-training platforms for freshers and experienced hands, devising school audit initiatives, creating curriculum to parent and student workshops to finally setting up a company with her better half, Ajit Agarkar, to also bring the attention to sports as a curriculum subject and as a part of the Agarkar Centre of Excellence (ACE) to ensure that the next generation is empowered with the best-in-class teaching-learning strategies, also creating opportunities as the NEP 2020 focus on with sports integration in schools.

The journey has ensured that Ms. Fatema has evolved as a person, as an entrepreneur and developed expertise that comes with hands-on experience and learning it on the job.Her name is also synonymous with successful education models of the country and she was adjudged as World’s top 50 young educators in the year 2014. Adding more feathers to her hat, she has also been the recipient of several prestigious awards for her outstanding contribution to the field of education in the years 2013 and 2015.

Fatema has also been awarded by Giants Group for her outstanding contribution to the field of education in 2012, the Young Achiever’s Award in the year 2017, Singapore based, Best of Asia’s, ‘Enterprising Educator in the year 2018 and as an entrepreneur ‘Best Edupreneur 2019 and Best Leadership’ by Progressive Academic Excellence India (Maharashtra 2019), one of the 10th finest inspirational educators in 2019 by TKR, India, Learning Leaders of Tomorrow by the 7th World Training Development Congress 2020 and the latest one being One of the Top 50 Indian Leaders Who Can Revive Education by the prestigious Education World 2020.

Fatema firmly believes in “True leaders do not create followers. They create more leaders!”. She has always been about creating more empowerment opportunities for the next generation and believes if collaboration and creation remains core in all that one does, success will then be a matter of time.

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