About the Founder

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Shaurya Pratap is a grade 12 student, studying at The Doon School, Dehradun. He is currently pursuing the IBDP curriculum and is studying Maths, Economics and Physics at Higher Level. He enjoys studying economics and wants to pursue it at the college level as well. He holds numerous leadership positions in his school and is a part of many student-led social-service initiatives as well. Shaurya is a sports enthusiast who holds the position of School-Boxing captain and is a part of the School-Hockey team. In his free time, Shaurya likes to read articles and research papers related to the field of economics having himself authored some. 

Shaurya aims to see women from all social divides progress and have their own identity in society and in their families. Project Utthan is an initiative to fulfil this aim of his. Shaurya feels that it is just a small step towards a long journey that society has to undertake to uplift women and bring an end to this patriarchal society.