Abhijit was born and brought up near Cleveland, Ohio. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. Throughout Abhi’s college career, he engaged with an eclectic set of activities that include fundraising to build a volunteer training center in India, starting a handicraft enterprise for Bhutanese refugees, and working in the investment banking industry. As a multi-year Indicorps Fellow, Abhi will coordinate with a village community, partner organization Sadhana, and various government departments in order to execute a comprehensive village development plan in Chamarajanagar, Karnataka. Areas of focus of the development plan include infrastructure development, economic/financial development, healthcare, and education.