CEO in New Delhi, India
Aashish Beergi is a youth activist and a social entrepreneur based out of New Delhi, India. He is the Co-founder and CEO of MASH Project, a youth-led social enterprise, that is building a global eco-system for young social changemakers.
MASH Project currently has 6 Hubs (chapters) in India and is building a community for social entrepreneurs through events & workshops, aggregating platforms between beneficiaries and resource providers, providing media support to social entrepreneurs and partnering with other key stakeholders.
Aashish has been British Council - Global Changemaker (London), Official Indian Delegate to BRICS Youth Summit (Guwahati), UNESCO Youth Forum (Paris), International Youth Forum – (Seliger, Russia). He was invited to speak at the International Conference on Climate Change organized by The World Youth Foundation in Malaysia. Recently, Ashoka Foundation selected Aashish to participate at Asia Changemakers Exchange held in Singapore in May, 2017.
During his college time, he conceptualized and built a waste management project, which went on to become one of the finest models of decentralized urban waste management in India and got extensively covered in the media and research study for various stakeholders. Microsoft India featured Aashish in their silver anniversary campaign called ‘Everyday 25’ which highlighted the journeys of 25 exceptional leaders.
Aashish is a member of World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers New Delhi Hub. He is a SLP (2014) and Changelooms Fellow (2016). He graduated in Business Studies from Jamia Millia Islamia and founded his University’s Entrepreneurship Society. During his college, he has organised various youth events like the first International Youth Forum, New Delhi; Rolex Leadership Forum; TEDx Talks and StartUp Weekend among others. He consults Ashoka University’s Centre for Entrepreneurship.
Aashish firmly believes in the potential of young people to bring the required change given right kind of support and guidance. He has widely spoken on the areas of youth leadership and social entrepreneurship in over 100 colleges including IITs, Delhi University, B-Schools and other youth events.