READ Alliance

Early Grade Reading, Primary Education

About us

READ Alliance is a USAID-funded program that targets to improve early grade reading in India through new collaborations and scaling of high impact innovations. The READ Alliance Early Grade Reading Innovation Challenge will discover, develop, and scale early grade reading innovations, with the goal of improving the reading skills of at least five million Indian primary school age children.


  • Khushboo Dixit

    Outreach and Social Media Officer

    Khushboo a graduate in Medical Technology has an experience of 2 years in advertising and currently working with Read Alliance as an outreach and social media officer.

  • Deepani Seth

    Knowledge Officer

    Deepani is a designer and researcher and is interested in understanding the application of design in different fields, including research, story telling and social development. She works with the READ Alliance as a design researcher.

  • Deepshikha Dash

    Program Officer

    Deepshikha is an architect who has done her masters in industrial design. Her diverse work experience in tourism, conservation, PR, marketing, management and design innovation help her bring a multidisciplinary approach to the READ program, as its Program Officer.

  • Nita Aggarwal

    Program Director

    Nita is a passionate education sector professional with 10 years of experience in program management, program design, execution, networking & liaisoning with NGOs/ GOs. Her education background includes a degree in B.EL.ED & MA in Sociology. She is currently working as a project director at READ Alliance.

  • Abhishek Kadian

    Education Partnership Officer

    Abhishek has over 4 years of experience working in education and online marketing sector. He works as an education partnership officer at READ Alliance.

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