South Asia ● India

Varanasi Hub

“Benaras is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend and looks twice as old as all of them put together”. - Mark Twain


The Global Shapers Varanasi Hub consists of selected young leaders from Varanasi who are committed to collaborating and finding solutions to some of the biggest problems city is facing currently while keeping inclusiveness and equity for all at the center. With members coming from a variety of fields ranging from technology, sustainability, arts, business, development and much more, Varanasi Hub is poised to create unique and interesting solutions to create awareness and change the face of Varanasi. All the members share an understanding of the distinct socioeconomic issues the city faces and are committed to shaping the community and working with Shapers around the globe to build a better future. The Varanasi hub is determined to:

  • Protect the environment & Create awareness

  • Impact the local community through education

  • Disseminate and preserve cultural heritage

12 members


Sumit Mishra

Joined 14 Jun 2021



Joined 30 Aug 2020

Vinayak Agarwal

Joined 6 Nov 2020

Mudita Bapat

Joined 4 Nov 2020

Juhi Dhoot

Joined 10 Sep 2020

Saurabh Jaiswal

Joined 12 Jan 2021

Pranshu Mishra

Joined 22 Jul 2022

Kshitij Misra

Joined 4 Nov 2020

Shazib Siddique

Joined 12 Jan 2021

Aishwarya Goel

Joined 8 Oct 2022

Ritesh Mishra

Joined 21 Aug 2022

Founding Curator

Aayush Rathi

Joined 7 Feb 2020

Interested in joining? Apply today to join our hub.