August 3, 2016

#impactspotlight – The story of a Romanian doing an education startup in India…

Click aici pentru a citi în limba română! Spherik is all about #aweomepeople doing #awesomethings.  With that in mind, each month we will be bringing you news of an awesome Romanian doing something dynamic and impactful, stepping outside the bounds of the conventional and expected.  We hope you’ll enjoy! In order to get the message out there as much as possible, you can read about these amazing people both in English and in Romanian (see below).  If you would like to nominate someone, just drop us an email at hello@spherikaccelerator.com/old. “As an AIESEC alumna, I am proud to say that it often happens that I find out that people I met at some point in my life are now making the world a better place. Five years ago I had the pleasure to meet Daniela Gheorghe on our way to an AIESEC conference, as we were both members. At that point, she was just preparing to go to India for the first time. Now, she is providing the children in India with better education through her start-up, vChalk, which you can also support.” ~Mara Bujor, Spherik Operations Manager Mara: How did your path go from being a student in Romania to creating and managing vChalk? Daniela: I graduated from SNSPA in Bucharest in 2008, but I started working in political marketing in 2007. Later in 2009, I became fed up with politics and its strategies. I moved to Cluj and worked as a PR with Habitat for Humanity until I met AIESEC, a global student-led organization. So in 2011, here I was, coming to Jaipur, Rajasthan, India for a management internship with an education consulting company through AIESEC. 2 months later, I quit my role there and started reading a book by C. K. Prahalad, “The Fortune at the Bottom […]