Jayalakshmi Vaidyanathan has been working with children for the last 7 years in the field of Social and Emotional Development. She is currently associated with Makkala Jagriti where she is developing the SEL curriculum that will be implemented across 40+ government schools in Karnataka, directly influencing 5000+ children. She runs Satori Life Skills Solutions, which aims at merging education and learning with stories, theatre, debates, public speaking, and other creative means of experiential learning. Jayalakshmi is also a regular contributor of articles on child development to Parent World, Education World, etc. She is based in Bangalore.