Uma Parvathy, M.Sc., B.Ed is a Dietician and a teacher. After highschool, she dived deep into the study of nutrition for five years and even worked in the Emergency ward of Vijaya Health Centre. Though she started her teaching career at the Madras Medical Mission in the department of Clinical Nutrition, she realised that her interest lay in working with children. She joined DAV Boys School, Mogappair in 1996 and has been teaching English, Science, and Social Science subjects. She finds teaching children delightful as it kindles the childlike spirit in her and inspires her to give her best everyday.