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John Smith

John Smith


New York, United States


Born on 14/05/1978


Worked as Senior Associate - India Fellows Program

As the India Fellows Program Lead, Abbas manages operational and strategic aspects of the India Fellows Program, and works closely with the India Fellows Manager to build a robust and active Fellows community in India.
In 2014, Abbas was selected as an Acumen India Fellow, and has ever since been closely involved with the Fellows community in India.
Prior to joining Acumen, Abbas spent 5 years building Avanti, a social enterprise that combines passionate teachers, world class curriculum and technology to deliver a high quality math and Science education in the interiors of India.