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African Director, Arpita Mittal, wins international award in Delhi

26 August

Congratulations go to Arpita Mittal, CEO of Helen O’Grady India, and Helen O’Grady Africa Director, for winning the ‘Inspirational Leader Award’ at the Education Icon Awards 2019. 

We are all extremely proud of Arpita for her contributions made to our international drama school and this is recognition of her unrelenting enthusiasm, passion and hard work in our organisation. This comes at a fantastic time in the Academy’s development as we celebrate 40 years of operation internationally In India, she has more than 50,000 children attending classes each week, making her the largest Helen O’Grady in the world. She has also been exceptional at nurturing new talent in our organisation so that we really to bring a change in mindset to education in the 21stCentury. 

Education Icon Awards 2019 recognised Arpita as an ‘enthusiastic change makers who has sculpted the education sector, particularly the creative arts, with her knowledge and artistry’. These awards recognise people throughout the world for revolutionising education. 

This organisers of this award, Techprolabz Pvt. Ltd said: “The motto is to recognize the eminent performance of the individuals and establishments who have put in their ideas into actions to embrace the horizons of success. The minds who have utilized the grains of time to create the fortress of success have served as the pillars of transformation in the society. The diligence of the individuals and educational institutions are acknowledged by this event. Education Icon Awards aspires to honour the individuals, schools and entities for their splendid dedication to their careers and also award them for their magnificent undertakings with dignity.” 

Helen O’Grady Africa Director, Duncan Rice, said: “Arpita Mittal is a revolutionary thinker. She has worked hard in India and Africa to change the mindset of Education with young minds. Using the latest developments in Education, she has set up the Pre-Schools which use experiential learning and the creative arts to develop young minds. The way ahead in India is learning through application and not just knowledge itself. Her EduDrama Academy in India has transformed the lives of hundreds of thousands of children over the last 16 years of operation where children learn confidence in communication, collaboration, creative and critical thinking in a fun and dynamic way. We applaud this remarkable woman!’

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