Mr. Nonprofit Crusader

About Me:

I lead M&E efforts, in the Tuberculosis portfolio, for a global healthcare non-profit (annual impact: 200K+ beneficiaries). I have pursued 3 fellowships in 3 years, in education & public policy, and have also worked as a data scientist in India’s first analytics unicorn for ~2 years. I am an MBA grad from a top-20 Indian B-school and post my second MBA, aspire to work in impact investing with a global outlook.


Target School: Yale

Considering: Darden, Duke Fuqua, Ross, Kellogg SOM

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Cochin University of Science and Technology, India

Undergrad Major: Electronics & Communication Engineering

GPA: 78.86%

GRE: 323

Age: 29,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: PGDM/MBA [GPA: 7.19/10]

School Name: Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ranchi

Extracurriculars: As a Teach For India Fellow, I taught math and science to 62 first-generation English learners across 3 low-income private schools in urban and rural Telangana (India), over a period of 2 years. I pursued the 9-month Global Girls' Education Fellowship, offered by Teach For All. As a part of the fellowship, I organized gender sensitization classes + led a 3-week rural landscaping study (sample of 498 households across 69 villages) in coastal Tamil Nadu, India. As a member of the corporate relations team at IIM R, we secured jobs and internships for 346 MBA students, spread across 2 batches. I was also the editor of the college placement brochure.

Work History:

Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Lead, Tuberculosis

Industry: Healthcare

Company: Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)

Length of Employment: 11 mos

Title: Teaching Fellow

Industry: Education

Company: Teach For India

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Big Life Wins:

– Represented India as a member of the Inaugural International Youth Delegation to the Republic of Nepal
– First recipient of a tuition fee waiver in the history of IIM Ranchi. Awarded for opting to work in the social development space
– Built and managed COVID-19 rapid response helplines (focus: mental health and child rights) for 2 state government agencies

Post MBA Goal:

– Short-term goal: Impact Investing / Venture Philanthropy with a preferential focus on healthcare and education

– Long-term goal: Founding a Venture Capital firm to promote socially-responsible businesses


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  • 25% | 3 years ago

    Awesome background! Unfortunately Yale seems to really like higher test scores. With some work to improve those scores, Yale could easily happen.
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