The Dais Foundation

Core Team

Devesh Gupta - Head of Research

Devesh Gupta is currently working as The Head of the Research Team at the Dais. He is in his fifth year of law school at University School of Law and Legal Studies Delhi and is an alumnus of Modern School Barakhamba Road.
Devesh has been involved in Debating and Model UN Conferences for over 5 years and has chaired many prestigious conferences including The Scindia Model UN, National Law Institute University Model UN etc, He is also working for Teach For India Model UN on curriculum and is also training students for the same. Devesh Holds interests in many sports activities and has played football professionally for Amity United Football Club. With him

Parth Gaikwad - Head of Information & Technology

Parth Gaikwad , 21 years old possesses an epistemophilic personality. Parth has been the Founder and President of various International MUN conferences including one of Asia's biggest MUN conferences - Delhi International Model United Nations. The Director of Edreamz Pvt. Ltd., he is a professional graphics and web designer and has been working in the field for 7 years. Being an executive technical head of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) his name has been mentioned several times in the Limca Book of Records, RHR London, India book of Records and he wishes to shape his career in structural designing.
His list of achievements includes but is not limited to partaking in various MUNs, debate and elocution competitions and being an ambassador for various events like Mood Indigo-IIT MUMBAI, BRiCS-IIT KANPUR. He has not only chaired prestigious MUNs in India but has also chaired MUNs overseas in various countries like Singapore, Malaysia, Paris, London. He has acted as an advisor to many conferences including Kabul MUN-Afghanistan and KSMUN-Pakistan.
He has also given TED talks at various universities and is, undoubtedly, a unique personality with a handsome soul. He is a wildlife photographer and an enthusiast for formal wear. He has not only garnered national popularity but has also acquired international reputation through his work. He is currently working with the dais education initiative and will be joining an international firm this December in Dubai.

He firmly believes in the saying: “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest”.

Ekta Sihmar - Principal Consultant

Ekta has led diverse roles in her decade-long career in education. She has worked with start ups and established organisations, proving herself a leader as well as a team player by utilising versatile skill sets in management, teaching, training, marketing and business development.
She is a Masters in Education Management from King's College London and a B.El.Ed. Graduate from Delhi University. She has worked in multi-cultural backgrounds internationally and hence updated with the latest developments in education sector around the globe.

  • Parth Maniktala

    Head of Debate

  • Dhruvaksh Saha

    Associate, Debate Department

  • Dikshant Sharma

    Associate, Theatre Department

  • Saloni


  • Sarthak Maggon

    Legal Advisor

  • Devak Namdhari


  • Shreyan Nitin Heena


  • Shrey Moolchandani


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