Meet our 2016 Winners
Divyanshu is a second year student pursuing Business Administration at St. Xavier College, Kolkata. He was just 20 when he co - founded a social entrepreneurship venture called Wakeupkid aimed at bringing about social change by mobilising youth through innovative use of social media. Divyanshu is also a trained scuba diver, a passionate wildlife photographer and a polo enthusiast. He has won many academic competitions including the “Best Manager” at the prestigious SRCC Business Conclave 2016. As winner of the Big Canada Challenge he will be spending ten days in Edmonton, Canada. Divyanshu is eagerly looking forward to exploring Canada and what Canada has to offer to Indian students who aspire to pursue their higher education abroad.
Aakash is pursuing B.Com(Hons.) course at St. Xaviers College, Kolkata. He has been a school topper in grade 12 and has participated and won several inter-college and intra-college competitions. Aakash stood first in “Chasing Margins” at the SRCC Business Conclave 2016. He pursues cricket and swimming during his free time. His aspires to becoming a successful first generation entrepreneur and to establish a business empire of his own. Aakash has been concerned with the discriminatory treatment of the transgender community in India. He is determined to stand up and lend his voice for their dignity and rights. He is looking forward to his study trip to Canada.