Sujit Mahapatra

Founder and Secretary @ Bakul Foundation

AREAS OF INTEREST: Social Change – Sujit aspires to promote volunteerism as a movement for people both young and old, creating social entrepreneurs out of business school students who are positioned to bring about extensive social change in India.

In 2007, Sujit successfully mobilized more than a thousand people to establish the Bakul Foundation Children’s Library which runs today entirely through people’s volunteer efforts. Today, the Bakul Library is recognized as one of the best children’s libraries in the country, both for its innovative and child-centric environment and for its programs for children from disadvantaged backgrounds.