Green Kids Now, Inc. DBA: Children’s Innovation Center

is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.


Vision Statement: We envision a world where children from all backgrounds have access to the tools, resources, and opportunities to unleash their full potential as innovative leaders, problem-solvers, and responsible citizens.

Mission Statement: Our mission is to empower children from all backgrounds to become innovative leaders by providing access to transformative education in STEM fields, fostering a culture of critical thinking and creativity, and instilling a sense of responsibility and care for the planet. We strive to inspire and equip the next generation of change-makers and problem-solvers to shape a better future for all.

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Declining Disruptive Science – Can it be Reversed?

Read this blog to understand the current state of progress in science and our pursuit to reverse this decline.

Revamp Needed in Science Education

Progress in Science is still dependent upon only a few people. Science education needs transformation!

“Environmental etiquette is the new norm for innovation” – Pavan Raj Gowda, Founder-Green Kids Now.


Shanti Balaraman: President & CEO

Shanti Balaraman is a leading researcher, innovator, and thought leader in the field of transformative education and disruptive thinking. As the co-founder and CEO of the Children's Innovation Center, she is committed to empowering young minds to think creatively and make new discoveries through innovative, sustainable solutions.

With a wealth of experience in the technology industry, Shanti is dedicated to training young minds to think critically and creatively, and to become change-makers in their communities. Under her leadership, the Children's Innovation Center has been instrumental in developing sustainable solutions and fostering the next generation of leaders and change-makers.

Shanti's research and innovative approach to education has been instrumental in shaping the future of education and empowering young people to reach their full potential. She is deeply committed to making a positive impact in the world through education and technology and dedicated to empowering teens and young adults.

Click Here to read Shanti’s Profile published by Microsoft Alumni Network

(2022-2024) Ms. Shanti Balaraman, is the President of Stanford University Chapter of Sigma Xi - The Scientific Research Honor Society. She is devoted to the promotion of research in science and helps students build the skills needed to conduct scientific research and develop innovative solutions to solve real-world problems.