Becoming a Social Entrepreneur, and leading Big Change
India Leader - Everyone a Changemaker (EACH), Ashoka
Sunish comes with two decades of leadership experience in international trade and investment consulting for the interest of small and medium scale enterprises. He has to his credit a number of organisations he founded / co-founded, in the areas of media and PR, market-based social security for informal sector, women’s safety and road safety during his career. Sunish currently leads Ashoka in India, helping creating a Changemaker-world by expanding the community of Ashoka Fellows and young-changemakers, and institutions that focus on developing essential skills of empathy and problem-solving among young children. Sunish runs an initiative to reduce instances of road-deaths and injuries, by re-introducing road as a shared social space, redefining the way driving is learnt and licensed, and redesigning road infrastructure putting the vulnerable road-users in the center. In his free time, Sunish loves to paint and has held a few exhibitions of his own. He lives in Bangalore with his wife, Vidyut and son, Yash.