Kalpana Vishwas told the story of the inspirational contribution of her mother-in-law, Khursheed (Miss K. E.) Taraporewallas, who attended one of Montessori’s Indian training courses. She spoke of Kursheed’s willpower, dedication and patience to save enough money to set up her own pioneering Montessori school, which was founded in 1953. Kalpana has been inspired to carry the torch and hand it on to future generations.