Dr. Swati Popat Vats
Dr. Swati Popat Vats is the founder President of Early Childhood Association India, an association that works for quality care and education of our youngest citizens (0 to 6 years). Dr. Vats is President of Podar Education Network and she leads over 290 preschools and Daycares as founder Director of Podar Jumbo Kids. She is also the National representative for the World Forum Foundation.
She is Nursery Director of Little Wonders Nursery (UAE) that has branches in Jumeirah and Sharjah. She has received many accolades and awards for her contribution to Early Childhood Education and has been conferred the Fellowship of Honor from the New Zealand Tertiary College. She was the founder consultant for the Euro Kids preschool project in India and helped set up TATASKY’s children’s television activity channel- ACTVE WHIZKIDS. She is the founder expert on the world’s first video-based parenting website www.born-smart.com that helps parents understand and nurture brain development in the first 1000 days.
Swati has authored many books for parents and children and is a strong advocate of nature-based learning in the early years and promotes brain research-based teaching and parenting in her workshops across the globe. Swati tweets and blogs on education and parenting and can be followed on @swatipopat or www.kiducationswatipvats.blogspot.in