The Learning Accelerator
Roshni Lakhi is a Partner at the Learning Accelerator. She is currently helping to lead the organization’s COVID-19 response by partnering with healthcare experts and supporting schools to minimize risk and maximize student learning. Prior to joining TLA, Roshni was a Program Manager at the Highlander Institute, leading the organization’s operations in New York. Her role focused on the development and dissemination of personalized learning best practices in urban districts through teacher coaching. She launched the SyraFuse Fellowship, a teacher leadership development program in the Syracuse City School District, and EdTechRI, a community initiative to foster partnerships between educators and entrepreneurs through meetups and pilots. She also brought the first Startup Weekend Education and Girls Who Code to Rhode Island. Roshni taught middle school math in Providence, RI for several years while piloting blended learning at her school. Roshni was named a PBS Digital Innovator in 2014, a CoSN NextGen Leader in 2016, and an ISTE Ignite Young Educator in 2018. She currently lives in New York with her husband and son.