Ms. Grace Pinto
Member - WGC Global Senate

An educationalist by vision, a philanthropist by nature and a leader by zeal, Madam Grace Pinto is one of the few iconic women of India who has risen to prominence for her commendable contribution in the field of education and social service.

She is the Managing Director of Ryan International Group of Institutions, the largest singly owned network of K-12 institutions spread across 15 states and 40 cities of India educating over 250,000 students with values and skills required to become lifelong learners.

She is bestowed with fine intellectual qualities coupled with a benevolent, dignified grace befitting her name. Her contribution to education and the social cause has also been recognised with national and international honours. Recently she was awarded “Asia’s Number One Person of the Year” at the World’s Greatest Brands and Leaders 2015-16 held at Abu Dhabi organised by URS Media consulting P.L.

Madam Grace Pinto’s distinguished career is packed with many firsts, a testimony to her vision and foresight. The Ryan Group under her direction has pioneered significant national and international events in order to develop excellence in leadership amongst students. The International Children’s Festival of Performing Arts (ICFPA), Indian Model United Nations (INMUN), World Scholar’s Cup, and International Exchange Programs are a regular fixture on the school calendar. As a true philanthropist, she has also undertaken several remarkable initiatives in support of society reaching out to people in need. She has made sure that every school of hers carries out CSR activities in order to develop sensitivity and social responsibility amongst students right from the young age.

Today, the Ryan Group is ranked among the most respected schools not only in the country but also globally. She humbly attributes all her success to Jesus Christ. Her vision is to extend group's educational reach to international frontiers as well as to introduce academic learning where education is inaccessible and help children grow holistically and aspire to excel in life.