Sirisha Challapalli is curriculum & content specialist at Learning Curve Life Skills Foundation. An M.Sc. and M.Phil. in life sciences, she is an educator at heart with 18+ years of experience in education. She headed the department of biotechnology, A.V College, Hyderabad, and academics department at Crescendo Knowledge Solutions, Hyderabad. She has authored and co-authored many books and articles. She believes that it is critical that educators intentionally and authentically connect with their students and make efforts to see and bring out the best in them.