This article was a draft for months. As I begin to shift focus into writing about my new role at Avasara and about changing times in American politics, I decided this was worth publishing.

Last week, the Mumbai City Director came to my classroom to observe my progress and growth. I have two weeks left teaching in the classroom before my Fellowship comes to an end, so this is as close t a final evaluation as I am going to get. Her reaction to my classroom, to put it mildly, was disappointing.

The day she visited, my class exhibited poor…

Sruti Sriram

English teacher at Avasara Academy, former Teach for India Fellow, American, feminist, foodie, Columbia University ‘14

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