Lucrative corporate career or social entrepreneurship? Dissecting a life choice

Nupur Ghuliani

At the big firm, Nupur Ghuliani had the Indian middle-class dream laid out before her: a career in finance with seven-figure prospects. But then, there was her conscience to contend with. Ultimately, there was only going to be one winner. The challenge of changing lives in rural India, however, was anything but easy. It called for resourcefulness and adaptability. Nupur evaluates her decision and considers what kept her going. http://www.sevamandir.org/udaipur-urja-initiatives-and-the-cookstove-project
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  • The Youth for India fellowship, funded by SBI, allows young people to explore opportunities in rural development and social entrepreneurship every year.
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Nupur Ghuliani

Nupur Ghuliani now works with Reap Benefit. Here they teach school children to take on urgent environmental issues.

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