Conference Co-Chairs

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Burjis Godrej

Production & Strategy

A second year student at Harvard Business School, Burjis is the President of the HBS South Asia Business Association. He is passionate about the potential for agribusiness to promote sustainable development and economic growth in India.

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Shaheen Madraswala

Production & strategy

A second year student at the Harvard Kennedy School. She has several years of experience in policy design and evaluation and is passionate about scaling access to public services.


Shrey Kapoor


A second year MBA student at Harvard Business School. He is passionate about politics and entrepreneurship, and building innovative products that improve access.

Kriti Gupta


A second year student at Harvard Business School, Kriti is managing 'technology and business' related discussions for India Conference at Harvard. She has been in the Venture Capital industry for 3+ years across US and India, and is a big believer of the Indian startup and technology ecosystem.


Heer Joisher


A second year PhD student at Harvard Medical School. Heer is overseeing the 'healthcare and sustainability' related discussions for ICH 2021. She is passionate about the intersection of technology and healthcare, and its potential economic and public health impacts on the Indian healthcare ecosystem.

Akshay Marathe


A first year student at Harvard Kennedy School. He has several years of experience working at the intersection of politics and policy, and is a strong believer in the idea of bringing sustainable and scalable change through politics.

Team Members


Abhishek Anand

Abhishek Anand is a graduate student at the Harvard Kennedy School. He belongs to Indian Economic Service and worked in the Ministry of Finance prior to joining HKS. Abhishek holds a Master’s in Economics from Delhi School of Economics and Bachelor’s in Economics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi.


Divya Singh

Divya Singh is a surgeon currently enrolled in the MMSCI program at Harvard Medical School & doing research in the field of Oncology attached to the Mass General Hospital.

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Sripriya Kalidoss

A first-year student at Harvard Business School, Sripriya has worked in Manufacturing and Supply Chain Operations. She holds a Bachelors and Masters Degree from IIT Madras. She is focusing on the Future of Work Panel in the Conference.

Anand Gupta

A first year student at Harvard Business School, Anand worked in the clean energy sector in Delhi and Washington, DC for six years. He holds a Bachelors Degree from the University of Maryland, College Park.

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Gopal Nadadur

Gopal Nadadur is a graduate student at the Harvard Kennedy School. His professional experiences include product strategies consulting with multinational companies and market-shaping in the global health space on behalf of low- and middle- income countries. Gopal holds a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering (product design) from the Pennsylvania State University.

Krishna Pathak

Krishna is a first year MBA candidate at Harvard Business School. He was part of an Electric Mobility start-up before joining HBS. Krishna spent 4 years at IFC, World Bank Group, investing in clean technology and infrastructure projects. He is a Chartered Accountant and has completed his under graduation from Mumbai University.

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Nupur Gurjar

Nupur Gurjar is a design thinker and strategist deeply invested in design for humanitarian response. She is a Master's student at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and is currently working for the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Niger, UN as well.


Saurabh Singh

Saurabh is a graduate student at Harvard Kennedy School, studying two years masters program in International development. Saurabh has been working with Reserve Bank of India since 2012 and also runs his social venture to imrpove quality of education in K-12 space. Saurabh holds an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, and Bachelor's in Economics from Kirorimal College, Delhi University.


Unnati Mehta

Unnati Mehta is a 2nd year doctoral student at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health in the Population Health Sciences program on the Environmental Epidemiology track. Her research interests focus on the associations between environmental exposures, such as air pollution, and various health outcomes, such as mental health impacts and cognitive function. She is also looking to pursue environmental justice research and advocacy in her future career.

Sana Farooqui 

Sana Farooqui is a graduate student and Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Fellow at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, concentrating on health management and delivery systems.

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Shradha Chabbria

Shradha Chhabria is an MD/MPH Student at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health studying Global Health and Population with a concentration in Obesity Epidemiology and Prevention.


Anvita Dekhane

A current student at HBS, Anvita has been a former operator building a health-tech venture in India - BabyChakra, India's largest parenting platform. Previously, she has been in investing ecosystem with Sequoia Capital and is also a former consultant with BCG. She is an undergraduate of IIT Bombay and is passionate about impact creation at scale.