Senior Change Manager, Youth Venture India
Yashveer is leading the Youth Venture program to build a support ecosystem for Young Social Innovators & entrepreneurs. Previously, Yashveer worked as Head - Strategy & Collaborations at Gram Vikas, a non-profit working with rural and tribal communities in Odisha. Prior, he founded a youth non-profit to address talent inequity in the development sector and inspire university students to pursue social innovation and entrepreneurship. For his work, he has been awarded Youth Action Net 2012 Fellowship by International Youth Foundation and was recognized as Global Shaper 2011 by World Economic Forum. He was awarded BITSAA 30 under 30 awards in 2012 for his contribution to the field of Social Entrepreneurship & Community Building. He earned his MBA at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, where he was the only MBA student to receive, Vice-Chancellor Social Impact Award 2014. As the President of Student’s Union BITS Pilani 2006-07, Yashveer co-founded the University VISION 2020 Plan.