Founding Team


Priyesh Kumar


Priyesh is a technology enthusiast at his core. He is known for architecting, designing and developing large scale applications, and ensure security, scalability, and maintainability. A graduate of Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, and National University of Singapore, he works with VISA, NUS, and the likes with some of the large-scale projects of impact and his expertise is in Application Innovation, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. He brings in more than 12 years of versatile experience to build The Sparks Foundation into an innovative social enterprise with impact at scale. He does a lot of volunteer work and mentorship; helping learners know more about latest technologies, methodologies and innovations.

Management Team


Tanwi Kaushik

Co-Founder and Executive Manager

Tanwi is a social entrepreneur and researcher. She is a double masters in Life Sciences from Cornell University (USA) and NUS (Singapore) with 6 years of experience in research and development. Having worked in India, USA and Singapore has given her a tremendous exposure and a chance to understand the academia and the industry internationally. After a vast understanding of academics in various countries from her own and others' experiences, she comprehended the gaps that still persist in the education system and hinder students from progressing to their full potential. This drove her to startup a social enterprise that works towards educational advancement.