Purnima is an Instructional Design Expert based in New Delhi, India. She has a Masters degree in Education, and over 25 years of experience in designing online and classroom learning material for K-12 students, youth pursuing higher education or vocational skills, working professionals, and learners with special needs. She has also trained and mentored a number of instructional designers. She has written articles, which have been published by ASTD (now ATD), Training Journal and eLearning Industry. She has presented papers on elearning and instructional design at international conferences organized by ISPI and Department of Defense, Australia. She is also author of the book, Beginner’s Guide to Instructional Design. Currently, she offers online, classroom and blended training in instructional design to retail students and corporate organizations, through her firm, ID Mentors.