She has over 35 years of experience in the field of Early Childhood Education, in the U.S. and in India. She is the founder-director of SEED preschools, which has been ranked as one of Chennai’s top preschools for over ten years. A dynamic leader, Dr. Jaya’s vision and strategic guidance are instrumental to Seed Academy. Dr. Jaya has a Masters in Early Childhood Education from the U.S., and was conferred an honorary doctorate in recognition of her contributions to the Early Childhood Education field. She was the Director of Programs at Headstart in the U.S.A. She has also founded and successfully ran her own international school in Nigeria.