Rekha Shahani served as Principal of Kamla High School from 2003 to 2015 and a Teacher at the same school from 1990 to 2003. She also represented as a Trustee of Sind Brahma Sikhya Samelan which runs Kamla High School & allied institutes. During her stint as the Principal, she was instrumental in setting up various school link programmes. She was successful in overseeing the longest partnership of an Indian school with the UK, of about 14 years. As a result of these programmes, Kamla High School was awarded the ‘International School Award’ three times, for ‘Outstanding Development of the International Dimension in the Curriculum & Global Curriculum Award’ by the British Council in the years 2005-2008, 2009-2012 and 2014-2017. She continues to work with the British Council as its ambassador for its Core Skills programme. Being a firm believer in ‘inclusion in education’, led her to admit students with disabilities and economic difficulties to her mainstream school. She has served as a Trustee of ‘Initiatives of Change’ [IofC] for four years. At present she is the National Coordinator of ‘ETST - Education Today, Society Tomorrow’, the educational wing of IofC. She is also serving as an elected member of Asia Pacific Coordination Group (APCG) of the IofC that works in developing nations towards the goals of facilitating education, leadership, peace, building trust and sustainability. She represented India during the Kashmir peace talks with the Ambassadors of Pakistan through the "People to People’ dialogue. and volunteered with the Centre for Dialogue and Reconciliation (CDR) and travelled to Pakistan on programmes conducted by the CDR. She is the Territory Head Mumbai of Early Childhood Association. Mrs. Rekha Shahani graduated from Jai Hind College after completing her Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Economics and Commerce. Thereafter was awarded a post graduate degree as a Master of Arts (MA) in Sociology from the University of Mumbai.