FOUNDERS

The Next Genius Scholarship Program was co-founded in 2014 by the dynamic father-son duo of Naveen & Neeraj Mandhana. They follow in the footsteps of the late Shree Bhawarlalji Mandhana, retired Judge, Rajasthan High Court and retired Law Secretary of Rajasthan. 

 

Naveen Mandhana, Director of Videocon Industries Limited and an engineer by education is an alumnus of BITS, Pilani. He actively overlooks the management of the program. 

 

Neeraj Mandhana is a distinguished career counselor based in Mumbai and is an alumnus of the University of Cambridge and UCLA. He overlooks the talent search process and manages all college and corporate partnerships.

 

The program is made possible by generous donations raised from individual citizens, Indian corporations and leading partner colleges abroad. 

Next Genius Founders
LEADERSHIP TEAM
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Naveen Mandhana

Fundraising Head

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Neeraj Mandhana

Program Director

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Devesh Lathi

Quizmaster

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Radha Venkatraman

Outreach Manager

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Devika Agarwal

Program Manager

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Ananth Palghat

Outreach Expert

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Harshal Tare

Technology Associate

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Kajol Shah

Communications Expert

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Helen Thomas

Communications Expert