Meet the Team

The Embassy of India Student Hub is a unique collaboration between the Embassy and student leaders. Here, we introduce you to the leadership team.

Roopal Shah

EDUCATION ADVISOR | Embassy of India, Washington D.C.

Roopal grew up in Houston, Texas, but has lived in 5+ time zones from HST (Hawaii Standard Time) to IST (India Standard Time). Having served almost a decade as an attorney, and a decade with Indicorps, Roopal is currently focusing her energy on empowering young people to step up to their fullest potential. Roopal is a graduate of Harvard University and the University of Michigan Law School.

In 2018, Roopal walked 6 weeks of the Narmada Parikrama; she hopes in 2020 to complete the remaining 1,500 km.

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Mugdha Ghaisas

EDUCATION ASSOCIATE | Consulate General of India, New York

Mugdha grew up in Pune, India. She completed a Masters in Development focusing on Law, Governance, and Public Policy from Azim Premji University and recently finished her Masters in International Affairs from The George Washington University.

At the Embassy, Mugdha coordinates student engagement and collaboration serving as a first assistant to the Education Advisor, with responsibilities for strategic planning and organizing US-India educational collaborations and initiatives. She also works with the Consulate General in New York as the Education Associate.

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