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Aksheet Sonna

YIF Class of 2021

B.A. Mass Media
St. Xaviers College, Mumbai

Aksheet lives life to see the various vivid colors it offers. He enjoys a multitude of experiences and is curious about everything. He constantly pushes himself out of his comfort zone and is a voyager in the journey to grow holistically. He believes that in the limited time we have, one should live life to its maximum by impacting people, adding value, pursuing meaningful goals, and living in harmony with nature. He enjoys films, techno music, adventure sports, yoga, fiction, exploring mindfulness, and considers himself a lifelong learner finding answers to the various questions he has. An avid traveler, he has backpacked through South-East Asia, within India, and urges everyone to travel as far as possible, as fast as they can.

Independent and headstrong since childhood he excelled in debates, MUNs, and public speaking competitions throughout the school. He studied Mass Media and Communication at St. Xavier’s College Mumbai, whilst interning at advertising agencies, digital publications, and production houses. After graduation, he joined Zomato India as an Ad Sales Manager and outperformed his peers featuring on the Global Leader-board for Incremental Revenue in 2019.

Despite a rewarding career ahead of him, he felt a disconnect with pursuing outwardly attractive goals. He joins the Young India Fellowship to broaden his horizon, gain perspective over the world and himself, do meaningful work, engage with diverse peers, and find balance.

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