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Torchbearers

The Lighting a Billion Lives© International Torchbearer Programme is designed to:

  • Incorporate students and young professionals in the rural energy access framework
  • Create a cadre of socially conscious youth, contributing towards a better and brighter future and facilitate progress towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Offer short term volunteering assignments around the year, for a minimum of four weeks
  • Provide an opportunity for youth to work with the Lighting a Billion Lives© team
  • Gain first-hand work experience in the field of rural energy access by undertaking a series of field assignments.

Who Can Volunteer?

  • Students enrolled for degree programmes and above
  • Affiliated student groups such as environmental clubs, community service groups, NSS wings, etc.
  • professionals with appropriate expertise

Meet Our Torchbearers

S. No Name Educational background University City State Country
1 Abhimanyu Madan B.S in Electrical Engineering Clemson University Clemson South Carolina USA
2 Akanksha Sharma MBA-Infrastructure TERI University New Delhi Delhi India
3 Akhil Singh High School Student 10th Grade Charlotte Country Day School Rock Hill South Carolina USA
4 Akshay Bery High School Student (GCSES) Eton College Hong Kong   China
5 Alice Pastor   Sciences Po University Paris   France
6 Anil Naraynan MBA-Business Sustainability TERI University New Delhi Delhi India
7 Ankit Jain M-tech in Electrical Engineering IIT Kanpur Kanpur Uttar Pradesh India
8 Ankush Garg B-tech in Electrical Engineering IIT Kanpur Kanpur Uttar Pradesh India
9 Chantal Berman   Brown University Providence Rhode Isaland USA
10 Christophe de Sahb   Sciences Po University Paris   France
11 Devan Malhotra High School Student 11th Grade Groton School New York New Yok USA
12 Dinakar Peri MBA-Business Sustainability TERI University New Delhi Delhi India
13 Evan Pulvers   Brown University Providence Rhode Isaland USA
14 Feroz Shiv B.A.(H) History Deshbandhu College, Delhi University New Delhi Delhi India
15 Garima Rana   Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University New Delhi Delhi India
16 Jessica Chermayeff   Brown University Providence Rhode Isaland USA
17 Lucas Chancel   Sciences Po University Paris   France
18 Manvi Bansal MBA-Business Sustainability TERI University New Delhi Delhi India
19 Neeraj Yadav B.Tech in Electrical Eng. IIT, Delhi New Delhi Delhi India
20 Nidhi MBA-Business Sustainability TERI University New Delhi Delhi India
21 Priyanka Dhingra MBA-Business Sustainability TERI University New Delhi Delhi India
22 Raghuvir Raghav Das B. Sc. Industrial Chemistry Deshbandhu College,
Delhi University
New Delhi Delhi India
23 Raghuvir Raghav Das B.Sc. Deshbandhu College, Delhi University New Delhi Delhi India
24 Ravi Kumar M.sc In Renewable Energy Lucknow University Lucknow Uttar Pradesh India
25 Sachidanand Kumar B.Tech in Electrical Eng. IIT, Delhi New Delhi Delhi India
26 Saksham Nijhawan B.Tech Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University New Delhi Delhi India
27 Sakshi Pathak MBA-Business Sustainability TERI University New Delhi Delhi India
28 Sam Byker   Brown University Providence Rhode Isaland USA
29 Sameer Mehra High School Student Brunswick High School Greenwich Connecticut USA
30 Sanil Kollara MBA-Business Sustainability TERI University New Delhi Delhi India
31 Sarah Kay   Brown University Providence Rhode Isaland USA
32 Satish Kumar M.sc In Renewable Energy Lucknow University Lucknow Uttar Pradesh India
33 Shikha Shah M.Sc Water Resources Management Teri University, New Delhi Delhi India
34 Shivam Patel M.sc In Renewable Energy Lucknow University Lucknow Uttar Pradesh India
35 Smriti Bhatnagar MBA TERI University New Delhi Delhi India
36 Sonya Wyrobek   Brown University Providence Rhode Isaland USA
37 Soumil Shah B-tech in Electrical Engineering IIT Kanpur Kanpur Uttar Pradesh India
38 Stéphane Stibon   Sciences Po University Paris   France
39 Sudam Batule MBA- Marketing
Masters Of Arts (Public Administration)
Sinhgad Institute of Business Admin. and Research, Univ. of Pune Pune Maharashtra India
40 Suraj Kumar B.Tech in Civil Eng. IIT, Delhi New Delhi Delhi India
41 Sushant Anand MBA TERI University New Delhi Delhi India
42 Tanuj Chawla B.tech (Hons)
Enrolled for M.tech in Biotechnology
Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar Jalandhar Punjab India
43 Zineb Fahsi   Sciences Po University Paris   France

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