Ajit George is the Director of Operations for the Shanti Bhavan Children’s Project, a non-religious non-profit organization. He is a TEDx speaker and has appeared in PBS NewsHour, ‘Vogue,’ and ‘Glamour.’ Connect with Ajit (@ajitgeorgeSB) on Twitter.
As Director of Operations, Ajit George manages various fields of Shanti Bhavan’s operations, including fundraising, communications, partnerships, strategic planning, and volunteer and teacher recruitment. Under his leadership, Shanti Bhavan has expanded its donor base through grassroots channels, foundation support, and corporate partnerships in the U.S., Europe and Asia. George oversees Shanti Bhavan’s volunteer program, which has had over 600 high-quality and dedicated volunteers from 24 countries. George also works with affiliated programs in India, including the Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media, a graduate school of journalism dedicated to using high-quality journalism as a vehicle to combating systemic political corruption. In addition, he has worked with the Baldev Medical & Community Center, which provides healthcare, housing and community development for 17 surrounding villages, treating a population of over 16,000. George has consulted for new and emerging non-profits, especially in the field of education and poverty alleviation. He spends four months out of the year working directly in the field in India.