Aatman Educational Society (AES)

The Aatman Academy is managed by the Aatman Educational Society (AES), a trust formed by professionals with excellent credentials and with a strong desire to improve the learning environment for children with Learning Disabilities. (AES is a public trust registered under the Societies Registration Act 1860 and the Bombay Public Trusts Act 1950). A truly eclectic mix of educationists, special educators, management experts, legal advisers, technical consultants and a few sensitized parents of children with LD form the core team of Aatman Educational Society (AES). All its members and their individual networking will form the ecosystem and be the guiding force behind aatman.

AES Board of Trustees

  • Versha Karlekar, Chairperson
  • Manjushree Patil, Member Secretary
  • Manisha Motarwar, Vice-Chairperson


  • Prasad Patil
  • Sudhir Deshpande
  • Mangesh Vyavahare
  • Swapna Deshpande
  • Apurva Gupta
  • Ashwini Ghatpande
  • Vikrant Rane
  • Yashashree Gurjar
  • Rajashree Pande
  • Preeti Rane

Advisory Board

Our advisory board comprises inspiring, reputed and successful individuals & leaders, who have made substantial contribution to the Indian Education Scenario:

  • Yeshuben Mehta, Founder and former HOD, SNDT Dept of Spl. Education
  • Judi Stewart, Ex CEO of the British Dyslexia Association
  • Dr. Anand Nadkarni, Consultant Psychiatrist & Managing Trustee, IPH, Thane
  • Basanti Roy, Former Divisional Secretary, SSC board, Mumbai
  • Dr. Kamlesh Chaudhury, Director, Nalanda Institute for LD
  • Reva Mehta, Member, Board of Governors, Nalanda Public School, Thane
  • Revathi Srinivasan, Education Director & Principal, Smt. Sulochanadevi Singhania School, Thane
  • Dr. Mona Gajre, Associate Professor of Paediatrics and In-charge of Sion Hospital Clinic
  • Mira Korde, Secretary – SVPT Saraswati Vidyalaya

Donations to Aatman Educational Society, the trust that manages Aatman Academy, qualify for deduction u/s 80G(5)(vi) of the IT Act 1961.