Anju Wal

Anju Wal, the founding Principal of Shiv Nadar School in Faridabad, has been an educator for nearly 30 years. Fostering a culture of care in the school, Ms. Wal is a compassionate leader. She oozes optimism, infused with humor and radical candor. She believes in rising above mediocrity and making a firm commitment to excellence in whatever she does.

A postgraduate in English Literature from Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi, she plunged into advertising and journalism after college and worked with Business India Magazine before finding her calling in education.

She began her career at Study Hall School, Lucknow, where she spent 10 years as a founding teacher and introduced innovative pedagogy for teaching English. After a tenure at City Montessori School, she worked at Riverside School, where she also became the Principal. In her next assignment, she was the Principal at the Jaipuria School, Lucknow, for five years.

She cites her sterling set of parents as her inspiration and enjoys reading and gardening in her spare time.