Ashoka India came into being in 1981. In 1982, we elected the first group of Ashoka Fellows. Since then Ashoka India has grown into a rich fellowship of more than 350 fellows who are working in diverse fields. Ashoka India’s Venture and Global fellowship programs have been made richer by the ownership and guidance of Fellows who are now 350 in number.
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Deshpande Foundation
Founded by Gururaj (Desh) and Jaishree Deshpande in 1996, the Deshpande Foundation is the family’s investment in promoting entrepreneurship and innovation as catalysts for change. Over the last 15 years, the Deshpande Foundation has embarked on large scale projects in the United States and India. The Deshpande Foundation helps entrepreneurs and leaders put together the right pieces to grow and succeed with their innovation.
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