Age: 23 Home Town: Dallas, Texas Education: B.S. Computer Science (Rice University) Specific Field Interests: Technology, Scalable Development, Economic Independence Placement: Enable India in Bangalore, Karnataka Area of Focus: Livelihoods
Fellowship Project: Build scalable products to support economic independence and dignity for persons with disabilities through online tools and resources for employers, employees, and enablers.
Highlights: Anant is serving as an American India Foundation (AIF) Clinton Fellow with Enable India in Bangalore, Karnataka. For his Fellowship project, he is building scalable products to support economic independence and dignity for persons with disabilities through online tools and resources for employers, employees, and enablers. Anant graduated in 2018 with a degree in computer science and a minor in statistics. He is interested in exploring the applications of technology in solving large-scale social issues as well as the challenges of implementing them in developing countries. Anant has worked at various technology companies and research labs, and is looking forward to both applying the skills that he has gained as well as honing new skills during the AIF Clinton Fellowship. He is excited about his placement with Enable India, where he will be working to empower people with disabilities. While in India, he hopes to experience parts of the country that he hasn't seen in the past and gain a deeper understanding of its culture and diversity.