About The Gyan Foundation
The Gyan Foundation has successfully counseled and placed scores of students to various universities across the United States of America and Canada. With a focus on Personal Counseling and mentoring, our services have been the deciding factor for scores of Indian students in getting admitted to some of the leading universities abroad.
The Gyan Foundation’s Chief Counselor
Saraswati started The Gyanfoundation from the living room of her house in October 1999 and in the last 2 decades has nourished and grown it to one of the largest education consulting companies in Mumbai. Despite the growth, she has ensured that the professional responsibility, integrity, and uncompromising the standards of discipline have remained within the organization. She recognizes every student’s giftedness and becomes their counsellor, mentor, guide, and motivator from the time they register till they reach their destination USA. Before starting The Gyanfoundation she started teaching in the early 80’s and her passion and dedication to the field of education have been exceptional.tion.
The Gyanfoundation’s Team
Bal Tarakad has played an important role right from conceptualization to formation of the business model during the formation of Gyanfoundation.
Vishwanathan K takes care of daily administration and accounting activities of the organization. Also is involved in student servicing, especially when it comes to financial documentation for admission and visa purposes.
Business HeadSridhar Iyer wears multiple hats within the organization. Apart from heading the Business Development activities, he also heads the Test Prep division.
Sr. CounsellorDeepa has been a part of the Gyanfoundation team right from the early days. While her majority of the time is spent on helping students with their application related activity. She does occasionally take care of sales and marketing.
Mr. Sundaram Tarakad, popularly known as ‘Uncle’ passed away on 3rd June 2016. He was the face of the organization with whom parents and students connected alike apart from being a co-founder. Nobody could miss his winning smile, deep concern, high energy levels and his child-like enthusiasm. Highly disciplined and a man of values, he ensured that these very values are instilled in his children and the organization that he found (Gyanfoundation).
Marching ahead with these core values and the great legacy that he has left behind, the entire team salutes this gentleman who will always be remembered in our thoughts and deeds.
May his soul rest in peace.