Dr. Kamini Rege

With more than 20 years experience under her belt and a Ph. D in home science, Dr. Kamini Rege holds the post of Asst. Professor at the College of Home Science, Mumbai. Her specialty is human development and early childhood education. She is also a recognized by the University of Mumbai as a guide for Ph. D in home science. She holds the position of Joint Secretary of the Early Childhood Association, a national NGO dedicated to uplifting the early childhood education sector in India.

Throughout her career Dr. Kamini has been awarded with many accolades. Noteworthy among these are the "Rashtriya Vibhushan Award” for Outstanding Individual Achievement and Distinguished Services to the Nation in 2014, "Shiksha Rattan Puraskar” for outstanding performance and remarkable role in Education /Knowledge industry in 2012 organized by “India International Friendship Society”. She has guided research students and presented several research papers and posters at the National and International level in the area of Early Childhood Education, Parenting, Marriage and Family Relations, Celebrating Festivals and Multiculturalism, Innovative Teaching Techniques etc.

She has been a consultant to several institutes and organizations associated with teacher training and education and deeply involved in the development of policy, programming and planning for young children. She has associated herself as a member of multiple organizations, such as AECED (Association for Early Childhood Education and Development) HSAI (Home Science Association of India); Bal Shikshan Parishad; ARAHE (Asian Regional Association for Home Economics) etc.