Meet Our Advisors
Prof. Arvind Mishra
Mentor, Jawaharlal Nehru University
Prof. Mishra works at the Zakir Hussain Center of Educational Studies and is a faculty in the School of Social Sciences at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). Before JNU he was a lecturer in the Department of Psychology at Jamia Millia Islamia. He has a PhD in Social Psychology from Delhi University. He was awarded with a Gold Medal in M.A. Psychology from Delhi University. His research areas explore the influence of culture on understanding of “self” and “identity”. He has also authored Psychology textbooks for Senior Secondary students.
Prof. Mahesh Srinivasan
Advisor, U C Berkeley
Prof. Srinivasan works at Department of Psychology and is a member of the Cognitive Science Faculty at the University of California, Berkeley. He has a Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from Harvard University & did his B.S. in Symbolic Systems from Stanford University. His research areas explore how linguistic, cognitive, and social abilities arise and interact with one another during human development and across different cultures.
Dr. Ben Benrstein
Advisor,University of Toronto
Dr. Ben is a well know performance psychologist and author of three best selling books- Test Success!, Stressed out! for Parents and A Teen’s guide to success to name a few. He works with students, athletes, business executives, healthcare professionals, parents, teachers, stage performers & celebrities to give them the tools they need to perform at their best. He has authored 3 books and has received major awards by the U.S. and Canadian governments.
Advisor,University of Chicago
Sukirti Gupta is the Co-Founder of Sipping Thoughts, a social video platform for empowering smart women. Sukirti was formerly the Founder & CEO of MMI Online (Jagran New Media) and led Jagran.com , OnlymyHealth.com and JagranJosh.com to become #1 digital properties in their genre. Prior to Jagran, Sukirti has worked at Dell, Nokia, & Dun & Bradstreet.
Sukirti has an MBA in Finance and Marketing from the University of Chicago. She received her Bachelors in Engineering from University of Rhode Island. She was Ranked #60, Top 100 Digital Mavens, Impact Magazine 2012 and has a patent, System and Method for Enabling Mobile Edge Services in 2002.
Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid. – ALBERT EINSTEIN