Mary Ellen Matsui is the CEO of Atma, an accelerator for education. Since 2007, Atma has supported education NGOs to help develop their organisational capacity and they in turn have helped improve access to quality education for over 1.6 million students. Mary Ellen has spearheaded Atma’s scale up strategy, including its geographic expansion and the revolutionary resource sharing and peer learning platform for NGOs- the Atma Network. She has also personally driven Atma’s strategic focus towards developing an inclusive education agenda through the Gati initiative. Mary Ellen is a graduate of the Telfer School of Management and is a member of the inaugural Dasra Social Impact Leadership Programme and the CSC Leaders Programme. She has also been a panellist and advisor for organisations such as Sol’s Arc, UnLtd India, Edupreneur Quest and UNICEF.