ParentEdge Expert Authors
ParentEdge Expert Authors
|Columnist: Wanitha Ashok
Feature: Fitness Funda
Wanitha Ashok is a Bangalore-based Body Transformation Expert. Besides working on her clients’ fitness, she also writes fitness columns for various publications and is a fitness show presenter on both TV and radio. Wanitha has authored a book on fitness as well, “U Have an Excuse I have an Exercise”.
|Columnist: Aparna Samuel Balasundaram
Feature: Everyday Parenting
Aparna Samuel Balasundaram is a Psychotherapist and Parent and Child Expert with 10 years of experience in the USA. She is the Founder of www.LifeSkillsExperts.com and www.AFlourishing.Me. They help you raise happy and confident kids, offer parent coaching and life skills and teacher training workshops for schools.
|Columnist: Viral Doshi
Feature: College Education Abroad
Viral Doshi is Founder of Viral Doshi Associates, an independent international education and career guidance boutique with offices in Mumbai, Dubai, London and Singapore. Viral has mentored students and families for the last two decades.
|Columnist: Dr. Ali Khwaja
Feature: The High School Years
Dr. Ali Khwaja is the Founder of Banjara Academy, a unique institution committed to improving the quality of life. He writes books and columns, and is regularly invited to conduct workshops and lectures for prestigious national institutions, schools, and colleges.
|Columnist: Deepa Kumar
Feature: Cover Story
Deepa Kumar is an entrepreneur who finds women across all socio-economic and global backgrounds her inspiration. Deepa’s brands, products, innovations and inventions are all a result of her interest in improving quality of life for girls and women. Her company’s social initiative is HowToTellYourChild.com.
|Columnist: Dr. Krishna Mahathi
Dr. Krishna Mahathi is a paediatrician with post graduate diplomas in the management of allergies and developmental neurology. She is also training to be an expressive art psychotherapist.
|Columnist: Dr. Divya Prasad
Feature: Making Sense of Adolescence
Dr. Divya Prasad is a clinical psychologist and Academic Director of “Expressions India”, a Comprehensive Life Skills Education and School Mental Health Program.
|Columnist: Jaishri Ramakrishnan
Feature: Parenting Quotient
Jaishri Ramakrishnan is a consultant psychologist with over three decades of experience. She has conducted several seminars, workshops and training programmes on parenting, handling children with special needs and stress management.
|Columnist: Sridhar Ramanathan
Feature: Top Tips
Sridhar Ramanathan is the founder of IDEAS-RS where he is also a strategic innovation coach. Sridhar draws on his work experience in coaching adults in creative problem solving, innovation and communication, and his life experience as a parent and grand parent, in authoring articles and blogs for ParentEdge.
|Columnist: Meena Sivaraman
Feature: Young Parents’ Corner
Meena Sivaraman is an early childhood development specialist. She runs Bright Vistas, a chain of corporate day care centres. With rich experience in the holistic enrichment of children’s intellect during their formative years, Meena is a firm believer in involved,
|Columnist: Meera Srinivasan
Feature: Practical Nutrition
Meera Srinivasan is a food technologist and nutritionist with over 19 years of experience in the food industry. She is the Nutrition and Health expertise leader at Thinking Forks, a consulting firm which works with small to large players in the food industry to bring food and nutrition ideas to life. As an involved parent of a teenaged daughter, she is passionate about increasing awareness on nutrition and health among children and parents.