Seena Jacob is the Founder of the Bookwallah Organization. She conceived the idea of Bookwallah Organization in 2009 with her desire to spread the joy of reading to children of orphanages in developing nations across the globe. Seena believes by sharing the gift of imagination with children of orphanages who have endured hardships early in their lives, she will empower, inspire, and give them hope for a better life. A good book is good medicine.
Seena’s love of reading, imagination and creating “stories” have largely influenced her ability to crystallize concepts and opportunities for start-up initiatives and to “Bring Abstract Ideas to Life”. Seena’s previous professional experience includes management and management consulting positions for CCC Information Services, Heritage Financial Services, Citigroup, MarchFirst, Alpha Thought Group, and The Build Operate Transfer Group. She holds an M.B.A. in Marketing and Finance from Loyola University. B.A. in English Literature and Language from Mundelein College of Loyola University and St. Teresa’s College in Kerala, India. Seena is currently a member of the President's Circle of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the North Shore International Women’s Network. Seena ran her first Chicago Marathon in 2009.
“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” This quote was by one of the brightest human beings that ever existed- Albert Einstein. … Continue reading →