Ankita prefers to express her purpose in few words;
"To add meaning to her life and make a difference to others in their life".
Her passion and love for travel and nature is what brings her into the field of experiential learning. She has travelled and backpacked in a few states in India and Sri Lanka and found her calling in the wilderness. She started her journey by coordinating, organizing and leading treks in the Himalayas. While engaging people in the wilderness she realized what she really wanted to do in her life and also helped recognize her purpose in life.
Amateur in the world of outdoor adventure and wanting to make a career out of it, she enrolled for the Basic Mountaineering course to get the necessary exposure in this thrilling field. She has worked as an Assistant Leadership Trainer for three and half years with Indus School of Leadership. The role and responsibilities made her understand the essence of experiential learning and made her work closely with school children of all ages. With her deep understanding of the field, she also led and conducted the programs for teachers and corporate clients.
She worked as a freelance experiential learning facilitator for one and a half year with different organizations on different projects. With five years of experience in designing the curriculum and supervising the programs to facilitating them and holding space for reflection, she is comfortable in delivering the programs on leadership competencies like self awareness, problem solving, team building, goal setting, and communication, outdoor education on biodiversity, culture & tradition and survival skills.
She has done her "Trip Leader India Course" with NOLS, and holds a certificate in First Aid & CPR. She has also attended various workshops on facilitation and technology of participation method by Institute of Cultural Affairs and BangOn Facilitators. She is enthusiastic about Nonviolent Communication (NVC) and has attended couple of workshops at India convention September 2018. She also has organized numerous NVC practice sessions for the community while volunteering with Ahimsagram, Jaipur. She is further keen to dive deep into human behaviors and dynamics and work on a program design that can bring these experiences and learning’s together.
Ankita Singh, is an engineer by qualification and has worked as a network engineer for three years before switching her career into outdoors.