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Graduate Fellowship

SANTHOSH RAMDOSS

Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
Master of Public Administration, May 2008
Public and Nonprofit Management and Policy
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Santhosh Ramdoss currently works with BRAC USA, the US office of BRAC, the world's largest development organization. Since 2008, Santhosh has helped manage BRAC's expansion of microfinance and micro-franchising initiatives in Uganda. BRAC Uganda is today the largest microfinance provider and NGO in the country, touching the lives of more than 2.8 million people, employing 1,900 staff with an annual budget of $15 million.

Santhosh is also one of the co-founders of ThinkChange India, a popular online platform tracking the field of social entrepreneurship in India. In 2007, Santhosh co-founded Profits for People which won the NYU Stern Social Venture Competition and today has been spun off as an independent social business, manufacturing compostable plates in Southern India.

Santhosh holds a MBA from one of the top business schools in India and an MPA from NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, where he was also a Catherine B. Reynolds Fellow in Social Entrepreneurship. He belongs to the inaugural class of Dalai Lama Fellows and also the Asia21 Young Leaders Initiative, and received the NYU Wagner Alumni Torch Award in 2011.