2012 MCom, Mount Carmel College, Bangalore
2010 BCom, Mount Carmel College, Bangalore
Cities: Bengaluru, Hubli
Languages: English, Kannada, Hindi, Tamil
Shyamala is an Associate with the Word Lab. She earned her Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Commerce from Mount Carmel College in Bengaluru. She has been with the Word Lab since December 2014 where she develops and designs content for the online repository of IIHS publications, the Knowledge Gateway. She also edits IIHS in-house publications and helps manage IIHS Cases, an ongoing project on developing innovative teaching and learning resources meant to promote case-based learning. She is also working on setting up segregation and composting systems at IIHS.
Shyamala began her career with INK talks in 2012. In her two years there, she worked on an internet-education based project in association with Google where she created content, led research, ran projects and documented the final prototype. She also ran the outreach programme and co-developed a programme for corporate executives that focussed on innovation.
Her tryst with writing started with The Alternative—an online magazine striving to make sustainability a way of life. She is deeply invested in waste management, health and fitness and continues to write articles on innovative ways to lead a more sustainable lifestyle.
Shyamala is a recreational athlete who enjoys running half-marathons, cycling long distances, strength training and yoga.