• "In 10 years from now...alumni from the Dexterity network will be "doing wonderful things" around the world."


  • Dexterity Alumni = Servant Leaders

    Dexterity alumni receive a world-class education and choose life-long careers in public service and nation building as true servant leaders.

    Scholarship, Research and Academia

    Dexterity alumni have written and presented over 1000+ research papers at global forums — serving as ambassadors of Indian thought in global academia.

    Nation-building and Public Service

    Dexterity alumni put their education to use — they serve in remotest towns and districts of India, Africa and the rest of the developing world.

    Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    Dexterity alumni lead nonprofit organizations, VC backed tech companies and wide-reaching media houses and build innovative solutions to address some of the most pressing problems of our times.

  • The Telegraph calls Dexterity alumni "the future of India"

    Equipped with an education rooted in purpose, Dexterity alumni serve as local role models to millions of young people around the world and are changing the world through their servant leadership.

  • Dexterity alumni attend the world's best institutions on full scholarships.

    From public policy and foreign policy to medical science and engineering research, from finance and economics to arts and music — Dexterity alumni are changing the world through scholarship, leadership and service.

  • ₹116,30,00,000​+

    The sum total of scholarships Dexterity alumni have received from institutions around the world.

    Did you know?

    On every single day in a calendar year, Dexterity alumni receive an average of ₹12,09,729/day in scholarships.

  • Alumni News

    Alumni stories since 2020

    19-yr-old Ritik comes from a family of farmers in Bikram, Bihar. In Mar ‘20, he received a 2.5 crore scholarship to attend Georgetown University in Washington. A proud DexSchool graduate, Ritik came into Dexterity system at 13.

    In Sep ‘20, Khushi, a 17-yr-old from a humble family in Surat, Gujarat, became the Regional Ambassador for India at United Nations Environment Programme’s TUNZA Eco-Generation. Khushi, a DexSchool graduate, also won the UNESCO national essay contest the same year.

    In March '20, Dexterity sent out 850,000 Corona Warrior Training Kits, in English and Hindi, explaining the pandemic and inspiring young people to serve. When 16-yr-old Swetha and her grandmother saw this in Telangana, they translated the kit in Telugu as well.

    One of the youngest DexSchool graduates, 13-yr-old Aditya from Patna, India was inducted into the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) in summer of 2020. NSHSS is a US-based honour society run by the descendants of Sir Alfred Nobel.

    Each year, Dexterity Global invites a role model to address the graduating DexSchool class. In February '20, the organization requested Bharat Ratna Prof. CNR Rao to deliver the address. Prof Rao was not traveling because of age but he still sent a written graduation note for the class.

    Coming from East Champaran in Bihar, Shashwat came into the Dexterity system at the age of 13. In December 2020, Shashwat became the runner-up of the 2020 National Inter-School Cryptic Crossword Contest, beating 1,500 teams from 110 cities across India.

    On Republic Day in 2020, the President of India and President of Brazil took salutes from a proud DexSchool graduate from Bhojpur district in Bihar. Ashish was selected for the Republic Day Parade and was also hosted by Prime Minister Modi on Jan 24.

    Proud DexSchool graduate Abhishek received the prestigious College Board India Scholarship in Nov 2020. This opportunity was first published in DexConnect. Abhishek received a full scholarship for his undergraduate degree.

    If you crossed the Manda Mallamma Checkpost in Hyderabad in April 2020, you would’ve seen two Dexterity alumni assisting the local traffic police. As the nation underwent regulated lockdown, Aleti Lavanya and Allati Rajesh volunteered, showcasing true servant leadership.

    While his father was fighting cancer, 18-year old DexSchool graduate and Dexterity to College fellow Abhinav made his father and an entire nation proud. He received a 1.86 crore scholarship at Case Western Reserve University in Ohio, home to 17 Nobel Prize Winners.

    In December '20, Shiwangi, a proud DexSchool graduate became one of the 15 Indian scholars to receive the prestigious POSCO Asia Fellowship in recognition of her outstanding scholastic achievement in Korean language.

    Ishraq first came in contact with Dexterity when our CEO was invited as the Chief Guest at his college in Mysuru, Karnataka. As a Dexterity to College fellow, Ishraq worked at the United Nations and in July 2020, started his dual degree in Global Affairs at The Hertie School of Government in Berlin, Germany and University of Toronto in Toronto, Canada.

    In Feb 2020, Government of India invited technology solutions for its grievance redressal system. One of the six innovators awarded was Basu, a DexSchool graduate and Dexterity to College fellow. Basu is also the past winner of a Microsoft logo design contest. 

    In December '20, US Consulate General Kolkata invited 11 young leaders from all across South Asia to a panel on gender-based violence. Two out of eleven young leaders were Dexterity alumni — Anoushka from Jaipur, Rajasthan and Vineet from Sasaram, Bihar.

    In April 2020, Dexterity to College fellow Dr. Pretty received the prestigious William H. Foege Health Award — instituted by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation — to pursue a fully funded Master’s Degree in Public Health at Emory University in Atlanta, USA. 

    DexSchool graduate Avinash started his media organization Aapna Bihar at the age of 12 — on a 2G mobile phone in Sitamarhi, Bihar. During nationwide lockdown, Avinash helped reach government circulars and benefits to thousands of migrant workers returning home.

    Each year, several Dexterity alumni devote themselves to public service fellowships in remote towns and villages of India. In 2020, Akanksha from Assam, Archa from Gujarat and Mahtab from Bihar were accepted to Goonj, Teach For India and Gandhi fellowships.

    In 2020, DexSchool alumni —Yashesswin from Secunderabad, Swetha from Hyderabad and Karan from Delhi — secured 99th percentile in SAT and ACT tests. They joined an illustrious league of proud Dexterity alumni who achieve this feat, year after year.

    In Feb '21, Basu, a proud DexSchool graduate, was selected for the prestigious Master of Public Policy (MPP) program at University of Chicago. Basu was awarded the Harris Merit Scholarship. UChicago is ranked among top 10 universities of the world.

    As part of National Youth Day Celebrations 2021 in India, Vivekananda Institute of Human Excellence (VIHE) held a special session with Dexterity alumni called “Swami Ji and India’s Young Achievers.”

    WizKids has been an extremely popular inter-school competition since 1990s. Over 65,000 students participated in WizKids in 2021. Vani, a 14-yr-old proud Dexter from Ghaziabad, won the second prize in the national talent hunt.

    In Feb '21, proud DexSchool graduate from Sasaram in Bihar, Vineet became one of the 75 young leaders selected from all across the country for “Youth Engagement in Leadership and Action”, a joint initiative of LEAD India and American Embassy, Delhi. Vineet is a graduate of TISS, Guwahati.

    18-yr-old DexSchool graduate from Surat, Khushi was selected as a Global Scholar at Babson College, America's #1 College for Entrepreneurship. Globally, 10 students have been selected for the 2.5 crore full scholarship and Khushi is the only Indian.

    Swetha was 14 when she first came into the Dexterity system. In March '21, the proud DexSchool graduate and Dexterity to College fellow from Telangana was accepted to Lafayette College, the Hidden Ivy in Pennsylvania. Swetha is pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Math on a ₹2 crore scholarship.

    Gautam and Anoj come from the Mahadalit community in Bihar. The Dexterity CEO first visited their local community in 2013. In July 2021, the two proud Dexterity to College fellows were selected to Ashoka University on full scholarships worth Rs. 42 lacs each. 

    Proud DexSchool graduate and 17-yr-old Dexterity to College Fellow from Delhi, Karan received the Global Engagement Scholarship from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business, one of America's top 5 undergraduate business schools.

    Yashesswin from Secunderabad and Raisha from Patna are 18-yr-old Dexterity to College fellows and proud members of DexSchool Class of 2020. In July 2021, they became proud recipients of full scholarships from Ashoka University and Azim Premji University.

    17-yr-old DexSchool graduate and Dexterity to College fellow from Bihar, Sanskar received a ₹1.34 crore scholarship from Ithaca College, New York. Ithaca is known for its notable alumni that includes the Chairman of Walt Disney. At Ithaca, Sanskar is studying International Business.

    Sarvik was 18 when he came to the Dexterity Headquarters as a Dexterity Seva fellow. After two years of building his intellect and strength to serve and lead, Sarvik, a proud DexSchool graduate, was accepted to Wabash College in the US as a Presidential Scholar on a ₹1.08 crore scholarship.

    Each year, some Dexterity alumni devote themselves to public service fellowships and serve in remote towns and villages of India. In 2021, Niharika from Bihar and Bipasha from Jharkhand started serving as Teach For India fellow and Gandhi fellow at the grassroots.

    In Sep '21, 16-yr old DexSchool graduate Vyomm was appointed as India's Regional Ambassador to TUNZA Eco-Generation, a joint initiative of UNEP & Samsung. Vyomm became the 8th Dexter in last 10 years to serve as the Regional Ambassador for India.

    In Sep '21, four young women from Dexterity - Onshi (13) from Karnal, Shreya (14) from Siwan, Swega (17) from Tiruppur, Shreeya (17) from Hyderabad - were inducted into the "1000 Girls, 1000 Futures" program by The New York Academy of Sciences.

    During lockdown, two Dexterity siblings Aanya (14) and Nitya (12) started a YouTube show called the ANN News Kids. Since March 2020, they've done over 100 weekly episodes without a break and their past guests on the show include even an Indian High Commissioner.

    In October '21, Honorable Finance Minister of India Shrimati Nirmala Sitharaman Ji met with Indian Overseas Scholars in Boston ahead of her talk at Harvard. Proud Dexterity alumna from Gujarat, Khushi (in blue) had the great opportunity to interact with the FM.

    In Oct '21, a four member team from DexSchool placed second in the 2021 International Youth Innovation Competition organized by British International Education Association (BIEA). En route to the prestigious title, this team beat top schools from over 50 countries.

    In 2021, after a national competition, UNESCO published a book titled "Year 2 After Coronavirus: A Future Imagined by 100 Young Indians.” 3 of the 100 essays are from Dexters from Delhi, UP & Maharashtra - Bhumi (14), Vani (15) and Arohi (20).

    In Nov 2021, Japanese firm Panasonic conducted the Future Design Challenge and awarded three winners globally. Arnav from Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh, who is being groomed under our Fellows Development Program (FDP), was one of the three winners and recipient of the ¥100,000 Prize.

    Organized by the Royal Commonwealth Society, Queen's Commonwealth Essay Competition is the world's oldest international writing competition. In 2021, 25,000+ students took part and 3 Dexters finished at the top - Aditi & Leela won Bronze and Rushitha won Silver.

    Three Dexterity Women finished in Top 25 of the CoreNet Global Academic Challenge 2021. As part of the challenge, the three 19-yr olds Arushi, Nirupama and Samridhi worked on addressing long-term issues for large organizations globally.

    Each year, British Council selects 100 student journalists to attend Future News Worldwide, a global summit. In 2021, Avinash, a proud DexSchool graduate from Sitamarhi, who is being groomed under the Fellows Development Program (FDP), was one of the 100 invited.

    Selected as UPG Sustainability Leaders for 2021, 60 young leaders will go on a fully-funded trip to Hurricane Island Center for Science and Leadership in Maine, United States. Two of them are proud Dexters — Ankit (20) from Bihar and Tarun (19) from Telangana.

    Never Such Innocence 2021 invited teenagers to reflect on conflict. Rashi won the international competition with her entry on Ajijan Bai, a female freedom fighter from the Indian War of Independence of 1857. Rashi also received a letter from UK PM Boris Johnson.

    Wherever our Dexters go, they distinguish themselves. In Dec '21, two proud DexSchool graduates and Dexterity to College fellows — Khushi, a Global Scholar at Babson College and Sarvik, a Presidential Scholar at Wabash College both won their senate elections.

    In Dec '21, a 17-yr-old DexSchool graduate and Dexterity to College fellow from Erode in Tamil Nadu, the daughter of a small farmer, Swega was accepted to the University of Chicago, one of the top 10 universities in the world, on a full scholarship worth ₹3 crores.

    Aarush and Rushil are founders of House of Udyog, a recycled clothing startup that placed 3rd globally at the 2021 Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition in Dec 2021. The 16-yr-old twins from Chandigarh are being groomed under Dexterity to College Fellows Development Program.

    Vivek and Arjun - two DexSchool graduates - are currently serving as Vivekananda Fellows at Ramakrishna Mission (RKM), Delhi. The two fellows are working on a nationwide value education program.

    TUNZA Eco-Generation, a joint initiative of UNEP and Samsung, appointed 7 Regional Ambassadors for India in 2022. Three of them were from Dexterity to College Fellows Development Program (FDP) — Chhavi (17, Meerut), Risav (16, Jamshedpur) and Rushitha (17, Karimnagar).

    Our future leaders must secure our cyberspace. Aryaman, a proud Dexter from Delhi, won eRaksha 2021, a national competition on cyber security organized by National Council of Educational Research & Training (NCERT) and CyberPeace Foundation.

    INDIA’S KIDS BECOME GLOBAL CHAMPS! A team of five innovators from Dexterity won the "Young Earth Champions" title for 2022. They'll now head to the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris to accept the global award.

    Proud members of Dexterity School of Leadership and Entrepreneurship (DexSchool) Class of 2019, Sanskar and Khushi are headed to Goldman Sachs in the summer of 2022 for the investment bank’s Insight Program for undergraduate students. 

    Three members of Dexterity School of Leadership and Entrepreneurship (DexSchool) Class of 2022 are headed to three extremely selective and prestigious summer programs. Vani (16), Risav (16) and Shreya (14) will be part of Harvard University, Babson College and Boston University this summer.

    TUNZA Eco-Generation, a joint initiative of UNEP and Samsung, appointed 7 Regional Ambassadors for India. Three of them are from Dexterity to College Fellows Development Program (FDP) — Chhavi (17, Meerut), Risav (16, Jamshedpur) and Rushitha (17, Karimnagar).

    DEXTERS CROSS 100 CRORE MARK! From the son of a bus driver in Bihar to the daughter of a farmer in Tamil Nadu, Dexterity to College fellows have now received ₹100cr in scholarships from top colleges globally. This is a large nation-building project and we’re only getting started.


    After one year of rigorous training and an unforgettable week-in-residence, DexSchool Class of 2022 graduated. This special group of young leaders welcomed Nobel Laureate Shri Abhijit Banerjee as their Graduation Speaker.

    Shreya is a proud dexter and one of 60 young scientists in the world selected for Boston University’s 45-day program for high school students in July ’22. Before leaving, Shreya requested the Dexterity founder for the flag he carried globally from his school days to Harvard days. She got it!

    Prem is a Dexterity to College fellow from Gonpura village in Bihar. His father is a daily wage earner. In July ’22, Prem was selected to study at the prestigious Lafayette College in US on a ₹2.5 crore scholarship. He is likely the first Mahadalit student in India to achieve this feat.

    Growing up, Shreeya faced significant personal hurdles and was supported by her maternal family. In July ’22, the 18-yr-old Dexterity to College fellow from Telangana headed to Wellesley College in the US to study Computer Science and Psychology on a full scholarship of ₹2.7 crore.

    On the night of his DexSchool graduation, Darsh asked the Dexterity CEO to sign a cricket ball he had claimed 5 wickets with. In the summer of ’22, Darsh received a call-up to play for a local club in England. In his debut game, Darsh wrote club history claiming 10 wickets!

    Proud Dexterity to College fellow from Kolkata, 18-yr-old Naman received a ₹1.7 crore scholarship to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Davidson College in North Carolina in July ’22. Davidson is one of the top 15 liberal arts colleges in the United States.

    Four-time national junior champion in Squash and proud Dexterity to College fellow, Adya was selected for the prestigious Master of Global Management (MGM) program at the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Arizona in July ’22. The MGM program is ranked #1 in the world.

    In Aug ’22, 18-yr-old Dexterity to College fellow from Hyderabad, Vedant received a ₹1.3 crore scholarship to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio — home to 17 Nobel Prize winners.

    Proud Dexterity to College fellow from Gujarat, Mariya headed to University College London to pursue a BA in Politics, Sociology and East European Studies in Aug ’22. UCL is ranked #8 in the world and its alumni include 30 Nobel Prize Winners, 3 Fields Medalists and “one” Mahatma Gandhi.

    Two proud Dexterity to College fellows were selected to pursue their Master’s degrees at top-ranked graduate schools in 2022 on merit scholarships. Keshav studies Public Health at Washington University and Shabab studies International Business at The Fletcher School.

    18-yr-old Dexterity to College fellow from Chennai, Vandana received a ¥3.38 million scholarship to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University in Japan in Aug ’22. Vandana studies Business at the famed university.

    In 2009, when the Dexterity CEO's mother passed away, his family hired Aruna Di to cook for them. Her son was 5-yrs-old. They got him enrolled in the same school where they studied. He later became a Dexterity to College fellow. In 2022, Amarjeet headed to Atria University on a full scholarship of ₹35 lacs.

    In Sep ’22, 17-yr-old Dexterity to College fellow from Goai village in Bihar, Sachin headed to Ashoka University on a full scholarship of ₹44 lacs to study Computer Science. Born to landless labourers, Sachin is the first in his family to go to college. He is a true local role model.

    We ❤️ Dexterity families! While taking a look at her son's DexConnect opportunity update in Sep ’22, a Dexterity Mother in Tamil Nadu came across the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Program. And, guess what? Smt. Gomathi got accepted to the program to scale her small clothing business.

    On the auspicious occasion of Shri Vijayadashami in 2022, NINE of our dexters from EIGHT states of India were inducted into the Junior Academy at the New York Academy of Sciences. Shubho Bijaya! Happy Dussehra!

    In 2022, famous Korean Netflix Blockbuster “Something in the Rain” was getting an Indian remake. And, the person “single-handedly in charge of translating the entire work” is 24-yr-old Shiwangi, a proud DexSchool graduate and Dexterity to College fellow.

    In October '22, proud DexSchool graduate and Dexterity to College fellow Ritik (currently on a full scholarship at Georgetown) got a chance to interact with the Finance Minister of India Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman and the Indian Ambassador to US Shri Taranjit Singh Sandhu in Washington, D.C.

    Two cities with some of the world’s best universities - two cities with some of our finest dexters. In Oct '22, our graduates and fellows organized their local meetups in London and Boston.

    Writing and reflecting are integral to Dexterity training. In 2022, Dexters won awards at New York Times Student Contests, Author of Tomorrow Prize, Queen's Commonwealth Essay Contest, Young Critics Program and a dozen other international writing competitions.

    In Nov '22, 14-yr-old Hasvi climbed Mount Kosciuszko, the highest mountain peak in Australia. To the top of the mountain, she carried her Proud Dexter badge and the Indian National Flag.

    SO PROUD of our Dexters (Saketh, Vedant, Swega, Yashesswin, Arjun) who landed in Paris in Nov ’22 to receive Young Earth Champions award at UNESCO Headquarters. On way to the title, our 5 teenagers competed with 542 teams, including some from top 10 universities of the world.

    Vishnupriya, a proud Dexterity to College fellow from Telangana, has been inducted as a 2023 Yale Young Global Scholar. The 16-yr-old from Telangana adds to a proud list of Dexters who're Yale Young Global Scholars.

    As we start 2023, we take a moment to celebrate our proud alum and Chief of Staff Swaraj Priyadarshi for being recognized as the 2022 Outstanding Educator of the Year by University of Chicago. He’s the youngest recipient of the award in its history.

    Ten years ago, there were only three young women in Dexterity’s leadership development program. In Jan '23, in Boston alone, there were three young women, proud dexters studying on full scholarships, at the MIT Hackathon. This is what change looks like.

    "Write that email!" - we repeat at Dexterity. In Feb 2023, Keshav, a Dexterity to College fellow at Washington University, did just that when Prof. Philip Dybvig won the 2022 Nobel Prize in Economics. And, Keshav got an opportunity to sit down with him for two hours and discuss his research.

    Discipline. Merit. Sacrifice.
    Battle of High Standards.

    Semi-monastic detachment. Semi-military rigour. Dexterity training is not easy but a Dexter does it with love.

    On Feb 10, 2023, we completed 15 years of powering India's next generation of leaders. We are excited about the next 15.

    Proud DexSchool ‘17 graduate and Dexterity to College fellow Shubham will head to University of Cambridge in October ’23 for a fully funded PhD in Molecular Biology. His journey from Kendriya Vidyalaya to Cambridge is inspiring!

    Strong camaraderie and continued training is at the core of Dexterity. Our fellows are ambassadors of India at top universities across the world. We’re excited to welcome them at the Dexterity OMRP in Boston in March ’23.

    In Feb ’23, three young leaders were inducted as Regional Ambassadors of India to TUNZA Eco-Generation, a joint platform of UNEP & Samsung. Three out of three are from Dexterity Global — 15yr old Shreya from Bihar, 16yr old Vani from Uttar Pradesh and 18yr old Yashaswi from Karnataka.

    From over 15 college campuses in the US, Dexters have arrived in Boston for Dexterity OMRP - the organisation's Overseas Meetup and Retraining Program. And, the first stop is Harvard. In picture, strong sisterhood of Dexters from Thunderbird, Wellesley, Babson and UChicago.

    Dexters at Harvard!


    On Day 1 of Dexterity OMRP, former Olympian and current Head Coach of Harvard Hockey Ted Donato addressed our fellows on "Championship Standard: Excelling at the Highest Level". Dexters were later hosted at the Harvard vs Princeton Quarterfinal game.

    Namaste in Boston! 🙏🏻❤️🇮🇳


    Ms. Jennifer Huntington is the Chair of the prestigious Samuel Huntington Public Service Award, named after her late husband Sam, the former President and CEO of New England Electric System (now National Grid). Past recipients of the award include luminaries as Vivek Murthy, Surgeon General of the US and Angela Duckworth, MacArthur Fellow and author of the NYT bestseller “Grit”. Jenny made a special visit to interact with our fellows at Dexterity OMRP.

    Dexters = Problem Solvers 🧩


    At the Overseas Meetup and Retraining Program (Dexterity OMRP), our fellows now at top colleges in the US were part of a real-world quest challenging their mental and physical abilities. Dexters displayed great scientific temperament and team work.

    Speaking at Dexterity OMRP in Boston, former Olympian and Harvard Hockey Head Coach Ted Donato said, “The Championship Standard at Dexterity Global is servant leadership. I love that you do amazing things in personal life but as Dexters your end goal is to serve Mother India.”

    As part of Dexterity OMRP, our fellows interacted with Dr. Akash Sabarwal from Harvard Medical School. In 2022, Dr. Sabarwal received the prestigious Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Centre - Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPORE) award in kidney cancer research.

    Dr. Yogesh Rathi is a scientist and Professor at Harvard Medical School. At Dexterity Overseas Meetup and Retraining Program (Dexterity OMRP) in Boston, our fellows had an hour long interaction with him.

    Successful serial entrepreneur and investor, pioneer of the concept of traveling nurses and allied health professionals, noted philanthropist and trustee emeritus of Tufts University, Bruce Male, spent over two hours interacting with our fellows at Dexterity OMRP in Boston.

    To commit to a lifelong mission of nation-building, continuous retraining is important. Dexterity OMRP in Boston was inspiring. We are looking forward to Dexterity Overseas Meetup and Retraining Program (OMRP) in Europe and National Meetup and Retraining Program (NMRP) in India.

    Six distinguished speakers in Boston, a Harvard vs Princeton Quarterfinal, some real-world gaming at Boda Borg, breakfasts at a bakery-café, dinners in residence, four hours of average sleep and a breathtaking cruise in the Atlantic. Dexterity OMRP was rigorous yet unforgettable!