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Communication Skills: Oral & Written

Love's working on PPT's, presenting and group discussions. Specializes in convincing and negotiating. Good with drafting proposals and explanations. Loves interactive and open ended and energetic communication. Enjoys objection handling and modulating discussions to able to reach conclusions.

Leadership & Ownership

Takes completely ownership and responsibility of given task. Also takes Leadership to be proactive, motivate, guide and support the team to reach set goals.

Team Work 

High level of comfort zone while working in a Team during Research projects, NGO roles and On field projects, understanding, listening and working in a team 

Interpersonal skills

People's person, loves to meet, interact and build relationships. Values and respects expectations, and works towards them.


Jun 2015Present

Masters in Gandhi & Peace Studies

IGNOU - Indira Gandhi Open University

Presently: Year I - Part I (Distance)

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Jun 2015Present

Masters in Commerce (Business Management)

University of Mumbai - St. Andrews College 

Presently: Year I - Part I 

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Apr 2014Jan 2015

An Introduction to Marketing

Wharton Business School: University of Pennsylvanian - Coursera

About Course:


The following course, is an official online course being conducted by Wharton Business School: University of Pennsylvanian led by Prof. David Bell, Prof. Peter Fader and Prof Barbara E. Kahn, they cover the basics and foundations of Marketing, giving the students a global and wider perspective on things and operations of marketing and

Jun 2011Nov 2014

Bachelors in Management Studies (BMS)

University of Mumbai - Rizvi College

Specialization: Marketing

Final Year Grade: A

Jun 2013Aug 2013

Model Thinking

University of Michigan - Coursera

Percentage Secured: 87% - Credited Officially by UM & Coursera Course Record Page:

The following course, was an online course conduced by the University of Michigan led by Prof. Scott Page which covered thinking through modulation and constructive structuring. It was backed with assignments and examination's through which progress was tracked and recorded and a percentage was secured and credentials and certification was awarded.

Jun 2009Apr 2011

Higher School Certificate (HSC)

St. Andrews College - University of Mumbai

Percentage Secured: 63%

Grade Secured: B

Jun 1996Apr 2009

Secondary School Certificate (SSC)

St. Stanislaus High School - MAH Board

Percentage Secured: 74%

Grade Secured: A

Jan 2008Jan 2008

State Level - Elementary Art Exam

Maharashtra Board

The following is a state level art exam, that is credited by the Maharashtra Board.

Grade Secured: C

Work History

Mar 2015Present

Founder & Head

The Happy Getaway - Travel & Destination Portal/Blog


Website Blog:

The Happy Getaway is a travel blog and portal started by Alvin Anthony to share his travel and bag packing experiences, stories and learnings. Also to promote travel and global culture across the society is one of its objectives. 

Feb 2016May 2016

Analyst - Dasra Social Impact Team


The following role included working on the Leadership Program and various other knowledge sessions and pieces. It also offered the opportunity to be able to work and interact with Founders and heads of organizations, and work on knowledge pieces to help them with their overall growth and development.


  • Conducted & Planned 2 Gender Sessions
  • Emceed At Sankalp Global Forum 2016


Nov 2014Jan 2016

Sr. Marketing Research Analyst

Adisa Overseas Placements & Trade Pvt. Ltd.


The following role demands the Senior researcher, to do data oriented research and strategy formulation for the Trading & Placement Unit and work as a team, to achieve quarterly and yearly objectives and goals.

Achievement: Outstanding Performer 2015 Award

Apr 2014Apr 2015

Corporate Relations - National Strategist (Regional Head)

Make A Difference (M.A.D)

The following role demands leadership through the appointee as the National strategist working directly with the National Director of Corporate Relations to set a strategy for the cities to approach corporates in their cities and build a relationship with them. Also to structure a work and communication rhythm so as to be able to measure and grow sustainably.  

Cities Handled: Pune, Mumbai, Trivandarum, Chennai, Coimbatore, Hyderabad & Kolkata - Seven

Total Funds Raised: Approx 15 Lakh (Indian Ruppes) /7 Cities


Chennai E-Bay Grant - 4 Lakh (Indian Ruppes)

Fractal Analytics Funding - 8 Lakh (Indian Ruppes)

Facebook Engagement Campaign - 40,OOO (Indian Ruppes)

Jun 2013Jun 2014

Teaching Volunteer : English & Mathematics


As an Aakanksha teaching volunteer an individual commits to help teach and mentor their allotted center kids, through the guidance of the TFI head and help in the growth and upliftment of these children. Subjects Worked On: Math & English

Grace: 5th-10th Std MAH Board


Jun 2013Jun 2014

RCBF - Rotaract Club of Bombay Film City

Director - Entrepreneurship Development & Director - PR & Marketing

The following roles demand an individual to lead the Avenues of PR&M and E.D as a Club Director and a part of one of Mumbai's biggest Rotaract Community based initiatives to fulfill branding and marketing needs of events and other projects of the club and district. As an ED Director the avenue demands the director to work on skill/carrier development projects.


Apr 2013Apr 2014

Corporate Relations - Fellow (Head)

Make A Difference (M.A.D)

The following role demands leadership through the appointee as the fellow the individual heads his vertical and leads the team of 6 and the Mumbai Chapters Corporate Relations operations in the City. This includes National level coordination among-st 23 cities. Drafting grants, and execution and performance grading of the unit. And leadership of the team and finding their true potential and supporting, guiding and mentoring them.


About Me:


Raised 8 Lakh + (Indian Ruppes)

Highest Fundraising Team In Mumbai & 2nd Highest Nationally (13-14)

First Grant Cracked In MAD Mumbai: BNP Paribas Grant (4 Lakhs)

Feb 2014Mar 2014


Project Management Assistance

The following was a 2 month project of assisting with the creative and organizational elements of a training session held in Goa by Edelweiss. It included organization, management and creative expertise and support.


Jun 2012Mar 2013

Corporate Relations Intern - Relationship Manager

Make A Difference (M.A.D)

The following role demands a volunteer to engage and represent the organization as a Relationship Manager and work on Grant's, Employee engagement and Funding through Corporates.


Award Received: Best Intern Award 

Project & Research Work

Vodafone: Market Research Project
Duration: 2 Months Period: June 2012 - July 2012

The following group project did an in-depth marketing and operations study of Vodafone India's competitive and market position, understanding it's challenges and opportunities and threats. It was an official market research conducted and was acknowledged and credited by a letter and support and monitoring by Vodafone India.

Shoppers Stop: Research Project
Duration: 2 Months Period: February 2014 - March 2014

The following was a research conducted by Shoppers Stop, one of the largest retail outlets in India, to understand their customer preferences, needs and mindset. To do a competitive analysis of prospects, stock, trends for understanding the market and their operational position. To draw a conclusion the collected data from customers and retailers was analyzed and quantified and necessary changes were implicated and decisions were taken

Make A Difference: Dream Camp Project - Money Makers Lead Mumbai
Duration Period: 4 Months Year: 2012-13

Leading a team, to find prospective partnerships and funding opportunities, through sponsorship's and tie ups to empower the camp conducted for the kids of Mumbai. The following project is conducted across 23 cities pan India by the organization.

Make A Difference: Dream Camp Project - Money Makers Lead Mumbai
Duration Period: 4 months Year: 2013-2014

Leading a team, to find prospective partnerships and funding opportunities, through sponsorship's and tie ups to empower the camp conducted for the kids of Mumbai. The following project is conducted across 23 cities pan India by the organization.

MTV And Clean & Clear: The Dream Project
Year: 2014

The following project was implement pan India to bring to understanding the dream of underprivileged kids, and to fulfill their dreams through support and funding. The dreams were there on captured and telecast-ed on TV and featured on the website, so as to showcase the good work being done.


Music, Reading, Travelling, Art & Literature, Sports, Web Designing, Social Media Management, Leading a Team, Event Management, Presenting, PR & Marketing, The Non Profit Sector - Volunteering/Teaching, Cooking.


Alvin is 21 lives In Mumbai, India. He Is a travel blogger, musician, management student, researcher and social activist. He loves volunteering and teaching kids, baking, reading, writing and painting in his free time. And believes In hard work and efficient working. He loves meeting new people and learning new things.

He is a Management Graduate from Mumbai University (2014).  And aspires to learn and grow through new experiences and opportunities.

Favourite QUOTE

"Not all those who wander are lost." 

                                        - J. R. R. Tolkien

Personal GOAL

  • To spread happiness and resources for sustenance and growth, across the world. 
  • To travel new destination's and learn, understand and study different cultures and meet new people
  • To study and make time to write, paint and play music, and achieve self and holistic growth.


To serve,  grow, and develop oneself team and unit of work and achieve maximum quality and set new benchmarks for the years to come.