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Pramath Raj Sinha

Founder, Ashoka University

World-class Higher Education in India

Pramath has been involved in the Founding of ISB, Ashoka University and the Young India Fellowship Programme, and now the Vedica Scholars Programme for Women. In this talk he will talk about the opportunities and challenges in building high-quality higher education institutions in India based on his experience of building new institutions over the last twenty years.

About Pramath Raj Sinha

Pramath Raj Sinha is a Senior Advisor of the Albright Stonebridge Group, India and the Founder and Managing Director of 9.9 Mediaworx Private Limited. Prior to founding 9.9 Media, he was a Partner at Mckinsey and led the ABP Group, one of India’s leading and most diversified media conglomerates. Pramath helped set up and served as the Founding Dean of the Indian School of Business (ISB). He continues to be a member of its Board of Governors.

Pramath is a Director on the Boards of PRADAN, India’s leading development institution focused on improving livelihoods in the country’s poorest district and of the Central Square Foundation, a philanthropic fund focused on improving the educational outcomes for low-income children in India. He holds a Bachelors degree from IIT Kanpur and an MSE and PhD from University of Pennsylvania.