Krishna Ramkumar 2012 Global Fellow
Level the playing field for disadvantaged students in India by removing the economic and social barriers to attending top colleges.
Krishna Ramkumar is a social entrepreneur with a deep passion to make a dent in India's education sector. Krishna graduated from IIT Bombay in 2008 with the President's Gold medal for all-round excellence. He worked with the Boston Consulting Group for over 2 years before co-founding Avanti Fellows with the objective of removing the economic and social barriers to quality higher education in India. In college, Krishna was close friends with peers from low-income homes who had fought tremendous odds to get into IIT. Their stories act as his biggest inspiration.