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‘My Passion For Microfinance Led Me To Quit My Job And Join A Budding NBFC’ – Pranav Mittal, MDI Gurgaon – Best30 – Class Of 2019

Born in a family of doctors, it came as a surprise to Pranav’s parents when he told them that he wanted to study management rather than pursue a prestigious engineering degree. It had not been many years since 3 Idiots had shook the nation, and a little glad that it was management and not wildlife

‘Brain Haemorrhage, Temporary Paralysis, Depression, Yet Managed To Crack CAT And Get Into An IIM’ – Ankit Gupta, IIM Rohtak – Best30 – Class Of 2019

If Ankit Gupta were to define himself in one word; it would be: a Fighter. He has fought for his life twice, once during a major bus accident where he was very fortunate to survive and second time during a brain haemorrhage wherein he was temporarily paralyzed for a few months; but he is indeed

‘I Do Not Believe That Any Act Is Truly Selfless’ – Sahithi Vinjamuri, IIM Shillong – Best30 – Class Of 2019

Hailing from Andhra Pradesh, Sahithi has done her schooling and spent her formative years in Mumbai, Chennai and Dehradun.  She graduated in 2016 from Shiv Nadar University where she pursued electronics and communication engineering with a minor in English. Her experience at IIM Shillong has been extremely enriching in that she has had good exposure

‘From A Volunteer At CRY To A Recognised Blogger’ – Sumana Saha, XAHR – Best30 – Class Of 2019

Hailing from Kolkata, West Bengal, Sumana is a computer science engineer, currently pursuing an MBA in Human Resource Management from Xavier School of Human Resource Management, Bhubaneswar. She has worked as an HR intern with Wipro Limited and a Marketing Communications intern with Color Blind Communication. Having served as a core member in various clubs

‘The Risk I Took Helped Me Find A Profession Where I Feel I Can Contribute The Most’ – Satyaki Dutta, TISS Mumbai – Best30 – Class Of 2019

Satyaki Dutta was born and brought up in West Bengal. He did his schooling from Don Bosco Liluah and went on to pursue a degree in Information Technology from the Institute of Engineering and Management in Kolkata. He joined Infosys Ltd. after his graduation and worked there for over two years before shifting gears to

‘I Have Always Been Inclined Towards Social Initiatives; Teaching Underprivileged Children Or Cleanliness Drives’ – Mradul Yadav, IIM Lucknow – Best30 – Class Of 2019

Mradul Yadav is a student of IIM Lucknow, with a strong inclination towards strategy and marketing. He is a mechanical engineering graduate from NIT Surathkal and has worked with sales and marketing consulting firm, ZS Associates for 2.5 years, and Honda Two Wheelers for 6 months before joining IIM Lucknow. His passion for problem solving

The Instinct That Has Always Mattered To Me Is The Ability To Achieve The Best I Could In A Domain’ – Devanshu, IIM Lucknow – Best30 – Class Of 2019

Born and brought up in Buddha’s land of Bihar, Devanshu’s interests range from Kahlil Gibran and David Beckham to Sufi music and travelling. After graduating from National Institute of Technology Delhi, the Finance bug bit him and led him towards pursuing his MBA program from IIM Lucknow. A passion for writing originated amidst the technical

‘I Had To Stand Up For My Dream, As I Realised That My Dream Was Solely My Responsibility’ – Nandhini V, IIM Trichy – Best30 – Class Of 2019

Nandhini N was born and brought up in Tuticorin, a southernmost district of Tamil Nadu. During her schooling, she was the Best Outgoing student of her batch. She did her engineering in College of Engineering, Guindy (CEG), Anna University in Chennai. She has been part of the National Social Service (NSS) in both school and

‘Building A Startup Without Money And With Little Time, Took Me Out Of My Comfort Zone’ – Boyina Sravana Venkata Raju, NITIE – Best30 – Class Of 2019

Boyina Sravana Venkata Raju was born and brought up in Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh. Currently, he is pursuing his PG at NITIE, Mumbai. He did his summer internship at P&G and was awarded a pre-placement offer after the two months stint. Prior to joining NITIE, he was working in Vizag steel plant as a junior manager for

‘I Quit My UPSC Coaching And Applied To Only One B-School After A Gap Of 2 Years’ – Shama Chalke, TISS Mumbai – Best30 – Class Of 2019

Shama Chalke brings together insights from diverse disciplines of history, public policy; proficiency in French and her love for photography and poetry. She has worked previously as a CSR consultant and maintains two blogs called HR Sapiens and Of Reves and Realities. A proud nerd, Shama has a steady record of academic excellence and has