Hemamala Balasubramanian is an educationist with a rich and diverse experience of working with several institutions. She has over two decades of experience in the education sector and has played various roles from teacher to advisor to principal. She earned her B.Ed. in special education and holds 4 post graduate degrees including M.Sc., M.Ed., MBA in Education Management and M.Phil. (Gold Medallist). She has been at the helm of many ‘firsts’ like setting up the first-of-its-kind math lab in TSRS, New Delhi, SKV, Gwalior as well as instituting inclusive learning.