Kalyani Rao hails from a small coastal city, Visakhapatnam, in South India. Dual Postgraduate in Human Resource Development, Industrial Relations and Personnel Management and Graduation in English Literature.
She has served in few countries as an HR Management Head, later turned up her career unexpectedly into education field. She has fallen in love with her profession of Activities Coordinator through inspiring young minds, due to the climatic changes and effects due to a sever hurricane in 2013 in her city - Hududh
Later she stepped into completely Educational professional world and focused to become an IBDP CAS Coordinator, IAYP Mentor, became Project Facilitator for many global projects on SDGs and also as an Edu Entrepreneur. She was been an awarded twice from Habitat India. Being a passionate personality towards nature and it made her to initiate beach clean-up activities as a block coordinator for her city and even organized many International conferences on Oceans, Solar project, Community services and Global collaboration on all SDG. A Trained Climate Reality Corp26 and also, certified from UNESCO & MGEIP on Climate Change and Resilience. She is currently into - UNDP’s YECAP fellowship program of 6 months project of 2021 – 22. Her recent SDG Global project - IIU SATTVA in 15 countries students with 180 educators held in Aug 2021. She has chaired a Board Member and HOD SDGs Training, Development & Implementation at International Internship University. Also, representing as a Jury Member and even as an Education Ambassador SDG Choupal & Collins India in govt and private schools – SDG competition project 2021 -22. An awardee of ICONIC SDG WARRIOR, Global Gandhi Peace Award and National AKJ Abdul Kalam Award etc.
She is a nature lover, interested in traveling, cooking, music, playing veena instrument, mind counselling, spiritual sessions etc. She is a International professional Reiki Master and practising healing therapies, crystal, sujoku etc since 2002. Certified in yoga trainer from Andhra University and many other alternative therapies. She believes in….give greens and it returns blues to us.