Anju Wal

Anju Wal, the founding Principal of Shiv Nadar School Faridabad, is an educator of 22 years standing. A passionate teacher, she started her career in Study Hall School, Lucknow, where she spent 10 years as a founding teacher, touching a wide spectrum of grades from KG to grade 11. She introduced innovative pedagogy for teaching English and raised the standards of students under her care. She later moved to City Montessori School, and carved a niche for herself in the senior section, Department of English, teaching grades XI and XII.

In 2006, she became the Principal of Riverside School, where she worked for four years. In her last assignment she was the Principal of a reputed educational institution, the Jaipuria School, Lucknow, for five years, leaving her indelible imprint behind. Her personal joy lay in the fact that she had the opportunity to start an English medium school for underprivileged children on the school campus and impart education free of cost to over 250 boys and girls from nursery to grade 5, thus preparing them for mainstream education.

Anju Wal studied at Mater Dei School at Delhi. A postgraduate in English Literature, she studied at Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi and dabbled in theatre, debating, public speaking and writing. She plunged into advertising and journalism right after college and worked in Delhi, Bangalore and Hyderabad with Business India Magazine, before finding her calling in education. Her intrinsic love for children was the pivotal reason for her love of teaching.Anju Wal likes to read, travel and be with her family in her leisure hours. She is passionate about what she does and adds a dash of humour to every situation.