Sudhanshu Kaushik

Sudhanshu Kaushik is an international youth activist known for founding Young India Foundation, India's first youth-focused political advocacy group and the North American Association of Indian Students, a 501(c)3 nonprofit focused on helping Indian students in North America. YIF has helped register over one million voters between 18-30 and helped dozens of candidates at a local level contest elections. For NAAIS, Sudhanshu has raised millions of dollars during COVID to help aid the Indian student demographic. He's partnered with corporates like ZEE5, Meta, The Body Shop, and Qatar Airways to engage more young Indians. He has previously worked with CNN and the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations. He is a recipient of the Gallatin Global Fellowship in Human Rights and a fellowship from the South Asian Journalists Association. He has attended University of Oxford, Columbia University, and New York University. He's currently a Civic Scholar at Univeristy of Chicago's Booth School of Business.

Sudhanshu was featured on a TED Talk with Shah Rukh Khan on the political future of India's youth. He often features on CNN, NDTV, News 18, and a variety of other media channels to speak on issues related to India's youth.