Dost

Dost Education empowers parents of any literacy level to take charge of their child’s early education by sharing short, friendly mobile phone messages with actionable steps.

Sneha Sheth, 2018 Gratitude Fellow, DOST Co-Founder and CEO

Gratitude Fellowship Focus:

  • Examining personal leadership development
  • Defining the optimal team structure
  • Evaluating, planning, and implementing a team 360 degree feedback program.

IMPACT

From the start to the completion of her Fellowship, Sneha…

  • Went from disagreeing to agreeing that she was able to schedule and manage her time well.
  • Went from completely disagreeing
    to completely agreeing that Dost has a good system in place for developing talent.
  • Went from completely disagreeing
    to completely agreeing that Dost has a good system in place for developing talent.
  • Went from somewhat agreeing to completely agreeing that Dost schedules were not sufficient and she holds regular strategic meetings throughout the year.

IMPACT

  • 67% increase in 2019 in the number of children Dost served
  • 200% increase in number of employees. Formalized a Board of Directors and 2 advisory boards

IMPACT:

  • Delivered over 800,000 minutes of parenting curriculum via phonecasts
  • 60% of parents report changing parenting behavior when nudged by Dost.
  • 70% increase in parents who call play and stimulation activities “learning”.
  • 60% of parents that signup for Dost become active or engaged users

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Awards and Recognition

2019 GLG Social Impact Fellow

2019 MIT Problem Solver (Team USA)

WISE Awards Finalist (Qatar Foundation)

Staying Connected to Gratitude as an Alumni:

  • Attended Gratitude Network networking event
  • Received follow-up support from her Coach

“ Can’t thank the Gratitude Network team enough [for] helping us deepen our impact at Dost Education.”