In-charge, School of Communication A topper from Delhi University in the Arts and a gold medalist from Pune University in IT Systems Management, Aparna Gwande has held various positions of strategic importance in varied disciplines. A Textiles graduate, she was the Head designer at Vichitra Sarees for nearly a decade. She has been associated with the Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India as a designer for development of the Handloom sector. Later making her foray into graphics, she worked extensively with prominent publishing houses such as Orient Paperbacks and UBSPD and has more than 50 Book covers of eminent authors to her credit. Before joining WUD she was the creative director at an IT MNC. She is also the author and designer of a series of books on Indian Textile designs.She is passionate about achieving excellence in every task she undertakes and believes in team spirit rather than working in isolation. Besides being committed to art and design, she is an avid gardener and loves to play badminton.