Neerja Birla

Founder & Chairperson, Aditya Birla Education Trust

Through numerous initiatives and collaborations with several like-minded organisations, Mrs. Neerja Birla endeavours to reach out to various sections of the society in order to empower them to lead fulfilling and enriched lives.

She is the Founder and Chairperson of Aditya Birla Education Trust (ABET) which has always endeavoured to nurture all minds alike. It is the firm belief of Mrs. Neerja Birla, that learning is a lifelong process and through ABET, she has ensured that anyone who is eager to learn has an avenue to do so.

She is also the Founder & Chairperson of Mpower, a movement that aims to affect a positive change in the attitudes towards mental health. Through Mpower, Mrs. Birla hopes to spread awareness about mental health, alleviate stigma, and provide quality care to individuals from all walks of life and from all sections of the community.

Run under the passionate leadership of Mrs. Neerja Birla are the institutions like Aditya Birla World Academy, an International School with an Indian soul, The Aditya Birla Integrated School, which acknowledges the need to cater to children with different learning needs and Aditya Birla Education Academy which provides professional development opportunities for educators.

A source of inspiration and a woman with great zeal, right from setting the strategic direction to overseeing that the operations are in-line with her vision, Mrs Birla plays a hands-on role across all the units of ABET.

Holding an Honors Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from the University of Derby, she is married to Mr. Kumar Mangalam Birla and is the proud mother of three successful and loving children, Ananyashree, Aryaman Vikram and Advaitesha. Her role as a mother is the closest to her heart. An outdoor sports enthusiast, she is an avid reader who finds solace in listening to music and wishes to call herself a traveller.