Eduprener, Poetess and Author
DIRECTOR, VNAND – THE LEARNING ACADEMY
Poonam Bhargava, a project management professional, is a science graduate with a
Master’s in Education (Gold Medallist); She is an internationally certified Global Career Counsellor from the University of California, Los Angeles and UniVariety, Singapore. She is an author, storyteller; self tutored psychologist and an Edupreneur.
She was a national level debater and best actor during her college days, an experience that she consciously imparts to her students for honing their communication skills and refining their non-verbal communication. Over her complete career span, she has been a playschool principal, corporate educational executive and curriculum coordinator for ALS series of Apple Inc. Her multiple
functions include operations, recruiting, training, print & online content development, project management, counselling, event management, and brand
building for more than a decade in the NCR region. She also managed a self-owned enterprise and led large cross-functional teams to streamline business processes at her hometown Agra.
Her roles at VNAND - The Learning Academy
1. Career Counselling: Instrumental in leading her twin girls to top colleges in the USA in respective majors of Fashion and Engineering, with a 100% scholarship for the one pursuing Engineering, she started her own venture and since 2017 has been successfully mentoring students across disciplines for gaining admission into their dream colleges. Some of the top universities
where her students have got admissions are NYU - Stern, University of Cambridge, UC Berkeley, University of Southern California, Michigan State,
University of Virginia, University of Bath to name a few.
2. Coaching for SAT Verbal & IELTS: She is also an SAT Verbal Trainer and has effectively coached students for competitive exams like (PSAT/ SAT/ TOEFL
/IELTS) etc. Students have secured an overall band of 8.
3. English as Second Language (ESL): Support and guidance available for students from CBSE and all International boards like IGCSE & IB.
4. Betterment through thoughts: A psychological program for high school students and young adults that enables ‘self-discovery’ and ‘healing with the medium of writing’. With the current boom in digital pedagogy, she is keen to collaborate with like- minded people to fill in the gap where it is most needed. With the NEP 2020 policy
already aiming for a major reform, she being an educationist feels the need to identify crisper and efficient ways to empower the present generation for their
holistic future. In lieu of the same, she is open to discussing pertinent issues and collaborating for projects.
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