Medal for Distinguished Service to Madhav Chavan, Teachers College, Columbia University (2017)

Since its founding in 1887 to help immigrant children and their families, the College has been a powerful force for social justice, championing education that opens doors, unlocks human potential and debates our society’s most inconvenient truths.  Each year, the College awards the Medal to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to education and human…

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BBVA Foundation ‘Frontiers of Knowledge’ Award (2014)

“Pratham has expanded the scope of education in resource constrained areas… It has done so through two significant innovations: the creation of simple, accurate and reliable tools for communities to assess learning; and a process that uses scientific evidence to develop new cost-effective programs that drastically improve learning levels.”— Jury citation Pratham received the 2014 Banco…

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The Kravis Prize in Leadership (2010)

“Pratham’s approach to improving educational quality is targeted, cost-effective and sustainable. By collaborating closely with government and local communities, Pratham has shown tremendous results and improved millions of children’s lives.” — Henry R. Kravis, founding partner, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co and alumnus and trustee, Claremont McKenna College Pratham was selected as the 2010 winner…

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