Shukla Bose

In the year 2003, Shukla Bose started the Parkirma Humanity Foundation – A roof-top school in Rajendranagar in Bengaluru with 165 students from the slums. Today, with over four schools and one junior college, Parikrma Humanity Foundation continues to offer high-quality education and support to over thousands of children from four orphanages and over 71 slums in the city.  A TED speaker, Shukla Bose was also awarded the Pride of Karnataka Roundtable International in 2015.

Parikrma Humanity Foundation has been awarded the Derozio Award for excellence in special education and social commitment. Parikrma also received the Governor’s award for exemplary social work in January 2007. Parikrma Humanity Foundation is now a chapter included in Cornell University and IIMB.

She has been nominated as the chairperson to draft the Karnataka school education policy and works with the Karnataka State Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), IQ Education Excellence Task Force, to check on quality in education.

Shukla was with Oberoi hospitality group for 13 years and was the CEO of RCI for 11 years.

She has been invited to speak at several national and international conferences on social entrepreneurship and global education. A few include the INK Bangalore, IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Kolkata and IIM Udaipur. IIM Udaipur will soon be offering a Leadership case study on Bose. Besides TEDx Mysore, TEDx Ramaih, TEDx Bangalore, and TEDx IIM Calcutta, she has been invited to several international and national Rotary conferences and talks.

Shukla has been invited to speak in international conferences in California, New York, including the India Development Coalition of America conference in Chicago, the IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference IEEE-GHTC 2015, in Seattle, WA and the Beaconhouse School System, Pakistan, 2015.  Shukla has also participated in several women empowerment meets and talks at companies like Dell, Cisco, Synopsys, and Yahoo.


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