Parul Uppal was born in Chennai (Tamil Nadu), India.
She is a visionary journalist, News anchor, an ed-tech enthusiast, and Founder of Inkclick.
She believes that formal education is essential to realize that learning can happen anytime, anywhere, and no one should be deprived of it, especially due to money constraints.
Educational Journey: –
Being a defence child, Parul changed ten schools in her fourteen years of schooling. Her passion for literature made her pursue graduation in B.A (Hons.) English Literature from Delhi University holds a dual master’s degree in mass communication and classical music from renowned Indian institutes.
Professional Journey: –
She started her career at the age of 21 with Zee News as an anchor. She was the first news anchor to present a bulletin on India Today’s channel (formerly known as Headlines Today). After that, she was a prime-time anchor with Aajtak for 5 successive years. She moved to lifestyle anchoring with Zee News for the next 4 years and was also part of news shows for the cricket world cup 2011.
She has collaborated with several Indian and international institutes like the National Institute of mass communication & Journalism and the NRAI school of mass communication to spread journalism and anchoring knowledge. Also, to support her cause of reducing the concept of yellow journalism.
Her exposure to education across India made her realize the problems in our education system. To fight expensive learning and provide accessible quality education to all, she started an online learning and networking platform called Inkclick to help students, teachers, and parents learn from global teachers at low rates and network with their peers and industry professionals.
She believes that education and learning are the birthrights of every human and support children’s education at SOS Children Village, New Delhi, India.
Awards and Recognition: –
Parul is awarded many awards and recognition.
During her college days, she was crowned with Miss DU’s title, and in her professional career, she was the prime-time news anchor with many channels for many years. One such example is Aajtak.