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Anshu Gupta  

Anshu Gupta

Founder
Goonj
INDIA


Popularly known as the Clothing Man, Anshu has done his Mass Communications twice and Masters in Economics. Starting as a freelance journalist, Anshu left a corporate job in 1998 and founded GOONJ with a mission to make clothing a matter of concern and to bring it amongst the list of subjects for the development sector. An Ashoka Fellow and the Global Ambassador of Ashoka, Anshu is creating a mass movement for recycling and reuse of tones of waste material by channelising it from the cities to the villages, as a resource for rural development. A powerful and inspiring speaker, Anshu addresses many national and international forums to bring clothing on the development agenda and to motivate the youth to take action. He is a regular speaker in many parts of the world on innovation, leadership, village development, power of youths and social entrepreneurship.

Listed in 'Forbes' as one of the India's most powerful entrepreneurs, Anshu's organization, GOONJ has won many prestigious awards including the Innovation for India award, Lien i3 challenge, CNN-IBN Real Hero's Award, India NGO of the Year Award etc.

 
   
   
INDIAFRICA Young Visionaries Fellowship 2014
Jury Panel
 
 
 
 
 
 
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