Prashant Singh FRSA

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Prashant Singh FRSA is a versatile professional with 15 years of diversified experience in media, activism, skills development and social entrepreneurship.
As a serial social entrepreneur, he has launched and delivered technology oriented social action projects across UK, Africa, Europe and South Asia. His partners and clients include the British Council, EU Lifelong Learning Programme, Oxfam, UK Department of Education, Media Trust, US Department of State, BBC Lab, and NRK, Norway’s national broadcaster.
Prior to becoming a social activist, Singh has enjoyed a distinct media career. He got his first break in media at Sunrise Radio, London and went on to work at BBC Radio as a Senior Producer for almost a decade. Prashants past employers include the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Formula 1, The Asian Post and All India Radio.
His latest venture is Right Now India Foundation, a New Delhi based charity, which is currently delivering youth focused media and IT skills training programmes in Kolkata and New Delhi. A sustainable national strategy is in place to roll out the RNI programmes across the South-Asian subcontinent in the next 2 to 5 years through corporate partnerships.
A pioneer in his field, Prashant was awarded with Fellowship of the Royal Society of Arts, London in 2012 and Ernst & Young Future 50 Award for Social Entrepreneurs in 2013. Singh is also an alumnus of Common Purpose, a world famous leadership development organisation and has had the privilege of being mentored by Lord Digby Jones, Chairman of Triumph Motorcycles, UK.
Born in Meerut, India, Prashant schooled at St George’s College, Mussorie and graduated with BA (HONORS) in English Literature from University of Delhi. He Post Graduated in Advanced Media Studies from St Xaviers, Mumbai and is an Adobe Certified Sound Engineer.


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