Deep Jyoti Sonu Brahma

Deep Jyoti Sonu Brahma is working to reshape the negative attitude of young people toward agriculture by integrating learning model that provides children a hands-n experience to farming and the agricultural value chain, into the education system. Deep is repositioning farming as an aspirational career while simultaneously instilling entrepreneurial skills among children. He has over 17 years’ experience of working with adolescents, youths, teachers and minority & vulnerable communities across several schools, colleges, public and private institutes and community leader. He has been involved in envisioning exercises, design, development and implementation of various educational initiatives on teachers’ development, classroom processes, school development as well as capacity building of community and Community Based Organizations. He has conducted workshops on ‘Self-development’ for B.El.Ed students at Delhi University. He has worked with Government agencies like SSA, NCERT, DRDA, NRLM, NABARD, RSETI etc. He has conducted training programs on Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation system for teachers in Assam, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh. He has been mentoring several young social entrepreneurs in the North East of India. He has contributed to the development of resource material on “Adolescent Development Program” jointly published by UNFPA and NCERT. He has served as Director – Adolescent Intervention and Program Manager – Youth Intervention at Pravah, Delhi. He worked as Program Manager – Education at The American India Foundation, New Delhi. He did Bachelors degree in Psychology from Delhi University and Masters in Elementary Education from TISS, Mumbai. He is also UGC-NET qualified to teach in higher education institutes. He is a certified master trainer on design and facilitations. He is the co- founder and Executive Director of Farm2Food Foundation. He was awarded the prestigious Ashoka Fellowship in the year 2015 for his work. He practices Vipassana and is an avid traveler