Mr. Javeed Mirza President of NEI

Javeed Mirza

Founder & President Of NEI

Highly motivated and dynamic Educator, Entrepreneur and Community activist interested in bringing Quality Education to the underprivileged youth that is Innovative, Transformational and Equitable.


PhD (ABD) in Economics, New School University, NY, USA.

MA in Political Economy, New School University, NY, USA.

Certificate of Advanced Study in Computers in Education, Long Island University, NY, USA.

B.E. (Distinction), Osmania University, Hyderabad, India.


Founder, New Education Initiative (NEI) – (Mass education for underprivileged children and youth in India, promoting transformative and equitable education)

Full-time Tenured Teacher, New York City Board of Education, 1984-1997 (Taught Mathematics, Computers, and Economics in inner-city high schools)

Founder and President, TAJ Software Systems Corp. – (IT Staffing and Consulting Company based in Brooklyn, NY)

Founder and Convener, EKTA, NY (Organization fostering unity and friendship among the Indian diaspora of different faiths in NY)

Founder, Madrasa Education Initiative – (Promoted modernization of education for Madrasa students in Andhra Pradesh, India)

Research, Writing, and Speaking Topics:

Innovation and Disruption in Education.

New Education Initiative Paradigm: Scalable, innovative, transformative, and equitable education.

Reforms in Madrasa Education.

Issues of Education and Empowerment for Muslim Women in India.

Developing a National Policy for the Education of Indian Muslims.

Education for the underprivileged in India.