Ankur Vohra is currently a Doctoral Candidate at the IIHED, O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU). His research interest is in the area of Higher Education Financing and Philanthropy.
In view of his academic and research interests and outstanding contribution to institution building, Ankur was appointed as a Fellow of the International Institute for Higher Education Research and Capacity Building (IIHEd) by Prof. (Dr.) C. Raj Kumar, Founding Vice Chancellor, JGU.
Professionally Ankur is a Senior Outreach, Higher education, Market entry, and Global Career guidance professional who is known for his collaborative and innovative approaches to Outreach. A strong student success advocate, he has helped thousands of students make informed and meaningful career choices. Ankur is the Founder of The Outreach Collective (TOC) which is one of the fastest growing Not for Profit professional membership based association of University Outreach, Career Guidance Counsellors, Entrepreneurs, Service Providers, and allied stakeholders helping student transition from school to universities.
Ankur is based out of New Delhi and works as a Full Time Consultant helping universities and institutions reach out to K-12 Schools and the Career/College Guidance community globally.
Thesis Topic: Encouraging Private Philanthropy in Indian Higher Education: Building a World-class University Ecosystem for Promoting Excellence