Sesame Workshop Initiatives India (SWIP) has named Pari Jhaveri
to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer.
is a venture of the non-profit educational organisation Sesame
Workshop India that produces Galli Galli Sim Sim, the Indian
version of world-renowned educational childrens series
will be responsible for the day-to-day management as well
as pursuing growth opportunities and integrating and aligning
all business strategies of the Workshop in India, reporting
to Sashwati Banerjee, Managing Director, SWIP.
Workshops India operations are growing at a phenomenal
pace and quality Early Childhood Learning is a pressing need.
In keeping with our mission, we are engaging with channels
that connect us with children, wherever they are, said
Banerjee. Paris role is critical to helping us
accomplish this. She has an amazing ability to shape new paths
where the models for education, business and social philanthropy
has over a decade of experience in multi-disciplinary roles
in the not-for-profit, social enterprise and sustainability-oriented
business domains. Until most recently Jhaveri was the head
of Third Sector Partners, the countrys only executive
search firm dedicated to the social sector, which she established
as a Founder. She also co-founded barefootjobs.org, Indias
first interactive job portal for this sector.
Workshop India Trust, which uses the power of the media to
help children reach their highest potential, develops and
distributes high quality and engaging content through television,
radio, community radio, print, digital and outreach, to reach
children aged 0-8.
Galli Sim Sim, the television series, has been watched by
10 million children each year since its debut in 2006 and
is currently broadcast on two of Turner's children channels,
Pogo and Cartoon Network, and Doordarshan.