About Us

Identify. Connect. Engage

Started in 2010 in the city of Ranchi, Wake Up India Foundation is Jharkhand’s first group of students and recent graduates committed to drive social and political change through charity campaigns, youth outreach and policy research. 

The Founding Members

People who started this journey

Suyash Verma, Founder, Wake Up India Foundation

Suyash H Varma

Founder President

With a Masters Degree in Television and Radio Production, Suyash has worked in the field of journalism, communication, and social work. He shapes and approves foundation strategies, advocates for the foundation’s issues, and sets the organization’s overall direction.

Nitish Kumar, Wake Up India Foundation

Nitish Kumar

Chief, Advocacy

Nitish, currently a resident of Germany, has completed his M.Tech from BITS, Pilani. Nitish leads the foundation’s advocacy division, leveraging voice and brand on behalf of the foundation’s mission to promote equity for all people around the world.

Sneha Gupta, Wake Up India Foundation

Sneha Gupta

Chief, Finance

With over  7 years of experience in the Banking Industry, Sneha oversees finance and accounting, financial planning and analysis, risk and assurance, and partner organizational effectiveness.

The Game Changers

Madhu Priya Sahay

Co-Founder, Campus beat


President, Campus Project

Surbhi Singh

V.P., campus project