Team

Being an Indo-German “Masala”, we unite the expertise of both nationalities. We know both sides and will support you effectively in  preparing and realising your stay abroad. Benefit from our dedicated partner network and our international experience to get the best out of your stay.

 

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Vishnu

the visionary. In Indian mythologie “the Preserver”
Founder, Program Manager, Director

Dr. Vishnu Ramdeo has been an avid Researcher and Entrepreneur with a deep committment to promoting excellence in higher education in India. After working as a Manager in various multinational companies for nearly five years, he left the corporate sector to focus on research, pursue his PhD and initiate his own projects.

He is the Founder and Director of the Ramdeo College of Management and Science, which was started with the motive to create a difference in higher Education whilst working within the existing system. He has forged new partnerships to qualitatively improve teaching standards and re-envisioned the concept of education in rural areas of India, especially Rajasthan.

Dr. Ramdeo is the recipient of the prestigious German Chancellor’s Tomorrow’s  Leaders Fellowship, 2015. Hosted by Humboldt University, he is presently based in Berlin, Germany, working on qualitatively improving higher educational systems by collaborations between educational institutions of India and the EU.

He is also the initiator of the “Indo German Forum for Young Leaders” under the patronage of established leaders of both countries.

 

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Jenny

from Welsh meaning “white enchantress”, “the fair one”
Co-Founder, Program Coordinator, Life Explorer

With a Masters degree in Intercultural Communication Studies and substantial experience in working, travelling and studying abroad, Jenny is never far if cultural or international matters are concerned. Combining her passion for issues on global awareness and holistic living, her mission is to encourage self-realization and lifestyles fostering balance and harmony with oneself, others and Mother Earth.

She has contributed to design an intercultural training program to empower Indian women and supported a broad range of initiatives as a volunteer, ranging from wildlife protection, organic farming, cultural activities and education to healing arts. She is also trained in Ayurveda therapies and used to live in an yoga ashram for a while.

Having just recenly returned from a 6 months trip throughout India, she is happy to share her experiences and support you in any questions you may have. Presently she is based in Berlin.

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Gaurav

Hindi meaning “Respect”
Project Advisor, Program Facilitator

Gaurav Sharma is the recipient of the German Chancellor Fellowship for year 2015-2016, by the Alexander von-Humboldt Foundation. Gaurav is also the recipient of the Young Leaders from the ‘Crans Montana Forum’, class of 2014. He is currently a Visiting Fellow at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), Asia Division in Berlin. Gaurav was the Political Advisor at the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, New Delhi from 2012 to 2015. From 2011 to 2012 he was the Research Assistant at the Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS), New Delhi. From 2010 to 2011 he studied at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) and did his Masters of Advanced Studies in International and European Security.

Gaurav also has a bachelor in Information Technology and he was an engineer in his previous avatar, working in various banking technology divisions in Mumbai, Singapore and Australia with Infosys, Merrill Lynch and Serco Global Services Pvt. Ltd.

His main areas of interest are India’s Strategic Partnership with important European Nation States – Germany, France and United Kingdom and India’s Strategic Priorities in general.