Panelist | Importance of Life Skills for India’s Young People
Abhishek is Chief Operations Officer of YuWaah and has 22 years of work experience across the development and corporate sector. Prior to YuWaah, he was the Advisor to the Deputy Chief Minister of the Government of Delhi on Skills Development & Higher Education. He has also worked with McKinsey Social Initiative, Basix Academy for Building Lifelong Employability Ltd and Hole-in-the-Wall Education Ltd) where he has worked for unemployed youth and underprivileged young children. He quit the Corporate sector in 2006 after having worked for 8 years in companies like Oracle Ltd & Reliance Ltd in areas like ERP, corporate finance and accounts.
Abhishek holds a PG diploma from Indian School of Business and lives in Delhi NCR with his wife Sarika and two children Palaash and Khushi.
"The educational systems should rely on three solid foundations: enhancing values, life skills, and formal educational curriculum. Each of these bases completes the other, none of them can stand on its own. "