Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Through Education with Ajit George of Shanti Bhavan – the school featured in Netflix’s Daughters of Destiny

Ajit George is a passionate advocate of the transformative power of education for the underprivileged and socially discriminated. As Director of Operations at Shanti Bhavan, he manages various fields of operation, including fundraising, communications, partnerships, strategic planning, and mentorship and career development. Shanti Bhavan has been featured in Netflix's Daughters of Destiny

Show Notes:

  • 02:10 - The Shanti Bhavan story and how Dr. Abraham George, Ajit's father, started all
  • 05:50 - What made Ajit decide to get involved in Shanti Bhavan
  • 09:19 - The difference between Shanti Bhavan from other non-profit organizations
  • 10:15 - Shanti Bhavan's holistic approach to education
  • 16:56 - Why the Shanti Bhavan model is pushing students to pursue a specific direction rather than building a business
  • 23:30 - Shanti Bhavan's student selection process
  • 27:15 - How Shanti Bhavan students are excelling in SAT tests abroad
  • 30:15 - Getting featured on Netflix's Daughters of Destiny
  • 34:45 - How you can help Shanti Bhavan and sponsor a student

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