Quality of leadership makes a significant difference to school and student learning

Educational leadership has a critical role in the transformation of society, and for change to happen, effective leaders are necessary. After all the belief that the quality of leadership makes a significant difference to school and student outcomes cannot be overlooked.


If Dr. Augustine F Pinto is credited with the vision of Ryan Group, it is the dynamic Mrs. Grace Pinto, who has put in great efforts to transform this vision into reality. Today, as the Managing Director of a widespread network of 128 plus vibrant schools spread over 18 States of India, she is responsible for providing overall strategic direction to the organization and ensuring effective imparting of education to the 2, 50,000 plus students. Courteous, coherent and conscious, Mrs. Pinto is gifted with leadership skills coupled with a philanthropic, distinguished grace befitting her name. Love for humanity, unflinching commitment to make excellence in education a reality has been her lifelong mission. She has made a definite difference in the educational system by modernizing it and making it more relevant to today's times.

A strong supporter of women's empowerment, Mrs. Pinto is associated with many social projects targeted towards the upliftment of the poor and needy. She also takes a keen interest in promoting welfare of senior citizens and was awarded the prestigious Help Age Excellence Award for her support to this cause.

Mrs. Grace Pinto has won many awards for her outstanding contribution to education and social welfare. Some of these prestigious awards include: The National Educational Excellence Award, The Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Award, The Global Education Award, The Women Achievers Award and The Sewa Chakra Puraskar, to name a few.