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Swati Reddy

Swati Reddy

Co-Founder and CEO

SAHASRA INITIATIVE

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SAHASRA INITIATIVE

Co-Founder and CEO

Sahasra is an initiative to build an impact oriented, self sustaining business model that serves the twin purposes of providing merit scholarships for financially backward graduate students as well as use the student energy to stand up for social causes in the society. Sahasra encapsulates specialized career oriented interaction forum, opportunity oriented information workshop and life impacting financial scholarships. Sahasra was featured as a case study in the Harvard Business Review’s “The Solution Revolution” in the September 2013 edition. The Business Standard Newspaper (April 2011) called it “An idea that can change many lives”. The Hindu and The Hans India newspaper carried a detailed coverage of the initiative.

• Conducted 25 workshops for ~20,000 students. Provided career oriented information sessions in 7 cities across the state.
• Generated merit scholarships worth $100,000 for 200 students with financial challenges and hardships.
• Designed program initiatives on scale in targeted regions. Recommend and appraise proposals to the board of trustees.
• Undertook regular monitoring of all funded projects. Handle administrative components of grant making and processing.
• Engaged in designing and carrying out evaluations and impact assessments.
• Created opportunities through collaborating with college administrators and conducting counseling sessions.
• Identified social causes that benefit from youth involvement, raised awareness and facilitated volunteer participation. Ex : MARG foundation, K.A.R.E
• Coordinated technical and soft-skills training workshops and brought industry stalwarts and guest speakers.
• Devised metrics of target, growth and results within the organization.

Career medium 02
Career
Career medium 03

SAHASRA INITIATIVE

Co-Founder and CEO

Sahasra is an initiative to build an impact oriented, self sustaining business model that serves the twin purposes of providing merit scholarships for financially backward graduate students as well as use the student energy to stand up for social causes in the society. Sahasra encapsulates specialized career oriented interaction forum, opportunity oriented information workshop and life impacting financial scholarships. Sahasra was featured as a case study in the Harvard Business Review’s “The Solution Revolution” in the September 2013 edition. The Business Standard Newspaper (April 2011) called it “An idea that can change many lives”. The Hindu and The Hans India newspaper carried a detailed coverage of the initiative.

• Conducted 25 workshops for ~20,000 students. Provided career oriented information sessions in 7 cities across the state.
• Generated merit scholarships worth $100,000 for 200 students with financial challenges and hardships.
• Designed program initiatives on scale in targeted regions. Recommend and appraise proposals to the board of trustees.
• Undertook regular monitoring of all funded projects. Handle administrative components of grant making and processing.
• Engaged in designing and carrying out evaluations and impact assessments.
• Created opportunities through collaborating with college administrators and conducting counseling sessions.
• Identified social causes that benefit from youth involvement, raised awareness and facilitated volunteer participation. Ex : MARG foundation, K.A.R.E
• Coordinated technical and soft-skills training workshops and brought industry stalwarts and guest speakers.
• Devised metrics of target, growth and results within the organization.

Career

SAHASRA INITIATIVE

Co-Founder and CEO

Sahasra is an initiative to build an impact oriented, self sustaining business model that serves the twin purposes of providing merit scholarships for financially backward graduate students as well as use the student energy to stand up for social causes in the society. Sahasra encapsulates specialized career oriented interaction forum, opportunity oriented information workshop and life impacting financial scholarships. Sahasra was featured as a case study in the Harvard Business Review’s “The Solution Revolution” in the September 2013 edition. The Business Standard Newspaper (April 2011) called it “An idea that can change many lives”. The Hindu and The Hans India newspaper carried a detailed coverage of the initiative.

• Conducted 25 workshops for ~20,000 students. Provided career oriented information sessions in 7 cities across the state.
• Generated merit scholarships worth $100,000 for 200 students with financial challenges and hardships.
• Designed program initiatives on scale in targeted regions. Recommend and appraise proposals to the board of trustees.
• Undertook regular monitoring of all funded projects. Handle administrative components of grant making and processing.
• Engaged in designing and carrying out evaluations and impact assessments.
• Created opportunities through collaborating with college administrators and conducting counseling sessions.
• Identified social causes that benefit from youth involvement, raised awareness and facilitated volunteer participation. Ex : MARG foundation, K.A.R.E
• Coordinated technical and soft-skills training workshops and brought industry stalwarts and guest speakers.
• Devised metrics of target, growth and results within the organization.

Career medium 05
Career
Career medium 03

Cummins Inc.

Structual Analyst- Assistant Manager

• One among 25 graduates chosen across the state of Andhra Pradesh, to be selected for this opportunity as part of the 'Young Managers Development Program'.
• Worked in tandem with the design team of Cummins Power generation equipment, and responsible for structural analysis of non-linear materials using CAD and ANSYS.
• Provided suggestions for design improvements based on the analysis results.

Career

Cummins Inc.

Structual Analyst- Assistant Manager

• One among 25 graduates chosen across the state of Andhra Pradesh, to be selected for this opportunity as part of the 'Young Managers Development Program'.
• Worked in tandem with the design team of Cummins Power generation equipment, and responsible for structural analysis of non-linear materials using CAD and ANSYS.
• Provided suggestions for design improvements based on the analysis results.

Career medium 01
Career
Career medium 02

Cummins Inc.

Structual Analyst- Assistant Manager

• One among 25 graduates chosen across the state of Andhra Pradesh, to be selected for this opportunity as part of the 'Young Managers Development Program'.
• Worked in tandem with the design team of Cummins Power generation equipment, and responsible for structural analysis of non-linear materials using CAD and ANSYS.
• Provided suggestions for design improvements based on the analysis results.

Career

HYDERABAD SKY LANTERN FEST

Event Manager

• As a core-team member, I promoted and defined the brand “Sky Lantern” fest in the city of Hyderabad. Garnered 12000 youth to come together and create a Guinness record.
• Created awareness on usage of eco-friendly resources and broke the then Indonesian Guinness record. The event created a state-wide rippling effect and made headlines that were covered by several local and national media channels.
• Mobilized over 200 college volunteers and was responsible for mentoring, incentivizing, coordinating and reviewing the work periodically.
• Pitched to corporates for sponsorship and to celebrities for endorsements.
• Responsible for spearheading social media and marketing initiatives.

Career medium 04
Career
Career medium 04

HYDERABAD SKY LANTERN FEST

Event Manager

• As a core-team member, I promoted and defined the brand “Sky Lantern” fest in the city of Hyderabad. Garnered 12000 youth to come together and create a Guinness record.
• Created awareness on usage of eco-friendly resources and broke the then Indonesian Guinness record. The event created a state-wide rippling effect and made headlines that were covered by several local and national media channels.
• Mobilized over 200 college volunteers and was responsible for mentoring, incentivizing, coordinating and reviewing the work periodically.
• Pitched to corporates for sponsorship and to celebrities for endorsements.
• Responsible for spearheading social media and marketing initiatives.

Career

HYDERABAD SKY LANTERN FEST

Event Manager

• As a core-team member, I promoted and defined the brand “Sky Lantern” fest in the city of Hyderabad. Garnered 12000 youth to come together and create a Guinness record.
• Created awareness on usage of eco-friendly resources and broke the then Indonesian Guinness record. The event created a state-wide rippling effect and made headlines that were covered by several local and national media channels.
• Mobilized over 200 college volunteers and was responsible for mentoring, incentivizing, coordinating and reviewing the work periodically.
• Pitched to corporates for sponsorship and to celebrities for endorsements.
• Responsible for spearheading social media and marketing initiatives.

Career medium 06
Career
Career medium 06

Mauka Technologies

Talent Management and Business Development Associate

• Key resource in identifying & following up with corporate sales leads and acted as liaison between corporates and internees.
• Responsible for scouting for talent for specific and customized internships.
• Conducted workshops for students and organized industry-student interactions

Career

Mauka Technologies

Talent Management and Business Development Associate

• Key resource in identifying & following up with corporate sales leads and acted as liaison between corporates and internees.
• Responsible for scouting for talent for specific and customized internships.
• Conducted workshops for students and organized industry-student interactions

Career medium 06
Career
Career medium 03

Mauka Technologies

Talent Management and Business Development Associate

• Key resource in identifying & following up with corporate sales leads and acted as liaison between corporates and internees.
• Responsible for scouting for talent for specific and customized internships.
• Conducted workshops for students and organized industry-student interactions

Career

University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Strategy Consulting , Finance

Osmania University

B.E, Mechanical Engg

Fiitjee

Grades XI,XII, Maths, Physics, Chem.

Gitanjali Devshala

High School

University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Strategy Consulting , Finance

Osmania University

B.E, Mechanical Engg

Fiitjee

Grades XI,XII, Maths, Physics, Chem.

University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Strategy Consulting , Finance

Gitanjali Devshala

High School

Osmania University

B.E, Mechanical Engg

Fiitjee

Grades XI,XII, Maths, Physics, Chem.

Gitanjali Devshala

High School