Gayathri Tirthapura

- Founder and Director

Gayathri's core interests lie in finding appropriate environments and methods to engage children in joyful learning, based on research in psychology, neuroscience and education.
She started her career in the software industry where she spent 10 years building and managing products and teams both in India and US. The birth of her daughter in 2003 inspired her to make a career shift to the field of education. She has worked with many educational organizations both in India and US, teaching children and helping organizations with their organizational/program development needs. She holds a Master of Education degree from Harvard University, USA, and a Master of Science degree from Stanford University, USA.

She founded Parent Musings in 2012. Parent Musings is dedicated to helping parents help their children learn better and lead happy lives. Kutoohala is an initiative of Parent Musings. Gayathri is also a Co-Founder and Trustee at Tejasvita Trust which seeks to nurture children and talent in underserved low-income communities.