A great activist championing for the education of women, Vinod Gupta has invested in great projects geared towards promoting women’s education. Having come from a humble background in India, Vinod Gupta recognizes how it feels for someone to desire something but not being able to get.
Through, education and a drive to succeed, Vinod Gupta was able to build a multi-million enterprise, Everest Group. Recognizing what an impact education can have on someone’s life, now Vinod Gupta seeks to give back to his community by offering opportunities for women to get an education.
Vinod Gupta has built numerous schools in the impoverished parts of India; he has established and even funded many courses at his alma mater. Basically, Vinod Gupta has made it his duty to provide learning opportunities to students who are unable to go to school due to financial constraints.
To Rampur Manhyaran, Vinod’s hometown, Vinod Gupta donated a sum of $1 million in order to construct the Ram Rati Gupta Polytechnic. This is a women’s learning institution started in 2000 and is technologically driven to promote the success of independent women across India. Women are able to learn numerous courses, from web design to textile design and computer applications. That is not all; women there can have access to postgraduate degrees within 24 months.
Vinod Gupta was born in 1946 in Rampur Manhattan village, India. He completed his high school studies in 1962 and got accepted to study agricultural engineering in I.I.T in Kharagpur. After 5 years, Vinod Gupta went on to pursue a master’s degree in Business Administration at the University of Nebraska which he competed in 1971.
Later on, in 1971, he started working at the Commodore Corporation. He worked diligently and started analyzing a lot of things about the databases at Commodore Corporation and this gave him a great business idea. It was using this idea that he founded Everest Group which through it, Vinod Gupta has been able to impact many lives positively.
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