Ashish Gupta
Ross School of Business,University of Michigan

Ashish left his job as a technology consultant in the US in 2006 to rediscover his Indian roots through the Indicorps fellowship. In his 2 years in the rural Rajasthan, he established the Grassroots Development Laboratory (GDL), which serves as a testbed for new ideas in rural development. In addition to a vocational training school, GDL incubated two successful social businesses – Sarvajal and SourceForChange. Realizing the power of business to serve the poor, Ashish is currently learning the tools of business at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, and planning his return to India.

Articles by Ashish Gupta

  • Ashish Gupta

    Social Capital Markets 09: Indian Social Enterprises

    From what is one of the most exciting laboratories for the social enterprise movement,SoCap09 brought together examples of successful "experiments" from India in a panel entitled "Indian Social Enterprises head towards Sustainability, Scalability" moderated by Charly Kleissner, co-founder of Social Impact.

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