Rashmi Furtado


Rashmi Furtado

Rashmi is a charismatic leader with a lot of passion for education and children, in particular. She has been in the education space for over a decade, teaching at the prestigious National Institute of Technology Suratkal which is also her alma-mater. During her early years with Greycaps, she was instrumental in the publishing of the Leadership handbook, which garnered a lot of praise including our former President Dr. Abdul Kalam.

She is a passionate writer, author and poet. She is the Senior Editor of The Teacher.in, India’s first portal and now a magazine for teachers. She also heads the Content and Product Development team at Greycaps, which produces the amazing books that schools receive. She is a regular invitee by schools for faculty development programs and to address students and teachers.

She is presently the only professional woman quiz host in India. Having hosted more than 150 shows in over 50 cities of India and overseas, she enjoys a large fan following especially with school and college students. She has co-hosted the Tata Crucible business quiz with noted quizmaster Pickbrain and hosted several other quizzes across India for corporate houses such as Bharat Petroleum, Cognizant, Canara Bank, Red Cross, Tata Consultancy Services. She has hosted numerous shows for education institutions.

She has also hosted programs outside India at Singapore, Kuwait and Dubai as well. She was recently invited by the IIT-IIM Alumni association of Kuwait to host a special round at a quiz in Kuwait, the first by an Indian lady quiz host.

In the year 2020 Rashmi was conferred the Exemplary Leader in Education Award at the International Inspirational Women Awards given by the GISR Foundation.

NOTABLE SHOWS

  • Canara Bank Knowledge Champs
  • Q8 Open - Kuwait
  • Quiz on the Beach – Singapore
  • BPCL Brand Baadshah
  • Cognizant’s Quiz
  • Tata Crucible
  • TCS IT Wiz
  • Leadership Challenge – Jamshedpur
  • Presidency Challenge – Mangalore
  • GM Vidyaniketan Teachers' Quiz
  • National Hill View Public School Teachers' Qwiz

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