Muralidhar (aka Murali) is senior mentor and course designer at GenWise with 20+ years of experience in the social sector. In addition to delivering Vocational Training to young adults, he is currently responsible for design, manufacturing and marketing operations at a traditional handicraft (wooden toys) enterprise near Bengaluru. Murali has also delivered training and professional development programs for secondary school science teachers and 'making' skills to "gifted students" for around 4 years.
Murali has a bachelor's degree in Engineering from IIT Madras.
Garu (as Murali is fondly referred to) has facilitated several GenWise programs - weekend, year-round, and summer).
In 2020, Garu was due to facilitate courses for the Early Explorer and the Explorer ("Wobblebots and Engineering Design") programs.