Malini Bhagat

Communications and Sustainability Officer

New Delhi | +91 11 4260 3045 | malini.bhagat@touchstonepartners.com

Malini joined Touchstone Partners in 2021 as their Communications and Sustainability Officer. She holds an undergraduate degree in Commerce from Lady Shri Ram College for Women, University of Delhi, a Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Social Communications Media from the Sophia Polytechnic in Mumbai, and an M.S.Ed., from the Hunter College School of Education, New York, USA.

Malini previously volunteered in the public school system and then taught at The Chapin School for Girls in New York, USA. She has been privileged to be part of many other schools, both in New York City and in India in the diverse roles of parent, volunteer, and teacher. Malini has been dedicated to ongoing professional development opportunities, curriculum writing, teacher training, as well as service learning and community outreach activities, both in the United States and in India.

  • The Chapin School – New York, NY, Homeroom Head Teacher, 2008-2018
  • The Chapin School – New York, NY, Reading Specialist, Associate Teacher, 2003-2008
  • P.S. 158 Elementary School – New York, NY, Assistant, 2000-2003
  • P.S. 6 and P.S. 158 Elementary Schools – New York, NY, Volunteer for Learning Leaders Program, 1997-2000

Education

  • Hunter College School of Education, New York, M.S.Ed., 2003
  • Sophia Polytechnic, Mumbai, Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Social Communications Media, 1985
  • Lady Shri Ram College for Women, New Delhi, B(Com)Hons., 1984

Community Outreach Interests

  • Hugs Across America, Ex-Director India Chapter
  • UNICEF, America India Foundation, and Commit to Change, New York
  • Kibera School for Girls, Kenya
  • Shri Educare, New Delhi
  • Missionaries of Charity, Kolkata
  • Loreto Schools & Rainbow Homes, Kolkata
  • Bhangore villages, Kolkata
  • Mobile Creches, Mumbai
  • Purkal Youth Development Society, Dehra Dun
  • Raphael, Dehra Dun