The Vedica Founding Team consists of Anuradha Das Mathur and Pramath Raj Sinha. Anuradha is the Founder and Director at 9.9 Group and is also the Founder of The Foundation for Working Women. Pramath is the Founder and Managing Director at 9.9 Group and was the Founding Dean at the Indian School of Business (ISB), Young India Fellowship (YIF), Ashoka University.

Anuradha Das Mathur

Anuradha Das Mathur is Founding Dean of The Vedica Scholars Programme for Women. She is Founder and Director of 9.9 Media, one of India’s fastest growing niche media companies, which believes in raising the bar for higher education through publications like EDU that helps decision makers at higher education institutions govern their institutions smartly. Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, she ran Businessworld, one of India’s most widely read business magazines and worked for The Economist Group. Anuradha was selected as one of 25 young, talented, emerging global woman leaders for the prestigious Global Emerging Women Leader’s Programme, offered by Fortune magazine and the US State Department. Her passion for improving women’s participation in the workforce took root during this programme and has led to pioneering ventures such as The Foundation for Working Women, a platform where public policy, infrastructure and awareness come together to help women ‘live their choice to work’.

Degrees Held:
Bachelors of Arts, Lady Shri Ram College for Women
Masters of Arts, Trinity College, University of Cambridge

Pramath Raj Sinha

Pramath Raj Sinha spent 13 years with McKinsey and Company, where he was a Partner. Before founding 9.9 Media, he was the MD & CEO of ABP, one of India’s leading and most diversified media conglomerates. Pramath is the Founding Dean of the Indian School of Business (ISB), an initiative led by a group of leading Indian business leaders, which has become a top 20 B-school in the world. His book on the founding of ISB, Indian School of Business – an idea whose time has come, was published in 2011. He is also the Founder & Trustee of an acclaimed liberal arts university, Ashoka University, which launched the Young India Fellowship (YIF) in 2011.

Degrees Held:
M.S.E. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania
B.Tech. in Metallurgical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

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