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Education

20172021

University of Richmond

Politics, Philosophy, Economics, and Law (PPEL)
  • .Richmond Scholar (Oldham Designation)
  • Living and Learning Community (First Year)

Work History

September 2014Present

Founder

Fight Stammer
  • Provide free, one-on-one mentoring to the people who suffer from stammering.
  • Devised a unique method to counter stammering called the "Brute Force"
  • Successfully mentored over forty individuals from various parts of the world and helped them overcome their fears using public speaking.
November 2016Present

Mental Health Campaign

Harvard US India Initaitve
  • Organized a digital campaign in the school community to spread awareness on mental health and to counter the stigma surrounding it.
  • Photographed students holding placards containing slogans on the importance of mental health and propagated them on various social media sites.
  • Delivered a talk on the importance of mental health in a student's life. 
March 2013Present

Head of Legal Drafting and Proofreading

Law Offices of L.H. Ruparelia 
  • Drafted and proofread 50+ official submissions to the Taxation Tribunals and courts.
  • Learnt the basics of  taxation law and assisted with accounting.
  • Participated in a National Taxation Conference to learn about new taxation reforms.
June 2013Present

Volunteer

High School Social Work and Community Service (250+ hours)
  • Taught English to elementary-school students at a local orphanage.
  • Led cleanliness drives under the "Swacch Bharat" (Clean India) mission.
  • Organized tree plantation drives and blood drives.
  • Participated in the national "Run For Unity" marathon. 

Public Speaking

June 20122017

Speech and Debate 

  • Participated in and won several speech competitions at the district and state level.
  • Won the inter-school public speaking competition 5 times in a row.
  • Mentored juniors at the school for various public speaking competitions.
  • Invited to speak on "Effective Public Speaking" at events in the local community.

Conferences

August 2016

TEDx Youth@DPS RK Puram

Speaker
  • Selected from over 400 applicants to speak at the event.
  • Delivered a talk on "The Brute Force - How I overcame stammering."  
January 2016

Harvard US India Initiative

Delegate and Member - Operations Committee
  • One of the youngest delegates across India to be invited for the conference.
  • Youngest member on the Operations Committee.
  • Responsible for drafting the application forms, essay prompts, social media marketing, website designing and finances.
  • HUII is the largest youth conference in India, which aims at fostering a dialogue between the youth of India and the US. 
April 2016

Delegate

Legal Conferences
  • Future of Legal Education in India
  •  Global Prospects of Indian Legal Education

Psychology Research

  • Successfully proved the hypothesis of a positive co-relation between memory power and color.

Summer Schools

June 2016

Thomas J Garner Scholar

Oxford Royale Academy - The Broadening Horizons (Oxford, UK)  
  • One of the ten students from over a thousand applications to be awarded the scholarship.
  • Studied college level courses on Politics, Psychology and Public Speaking.
  • Won the "Most Charismatic Speaker" and "Best Effort for Politics" award.