Sharad Vivek Sagar from Bihar has been elected as the new executive chair, the highest position of the student council at Harvard Graduate School of Education(HGSE). He was selected among 1,200 students from 50 different countries. Total 9 candidates were appointed as the position of executive chair, but he defeated all the 8 students and bagged the position.
The election was conducted on September 14 and 19, and the result was published on Tuesday, September 21. As an executive chairman, Sharad will direct the student union with a vice-chair, a dean, and other selected politicians of HGSE. He will lead the student’s union till his graduation that is May 2022.
Sagar tweeted a post about his election journey, “1200+ students. 50+ countries. 9 exceptional candidates. 1 election. Tonight, I am humbled beyond measure on being elected the next Executive Chair of the Student Council at the Harvard Graduate School of Education,”
He also shared about his fascinated dream that he wants to figure out a student council at Harvard that will be straightforward, boundless, real, and will provide the practical value of graduates and millions of lives. He also delivered that is growing up in small towns and villages, Harvard was a preposterous dream for him. He was also honored with the highest scholarship of Harvard along with the prestigious KC Mahindra Scholarship.
Intro of Sharad Vivek Sagar
As an internationally awarded person who is recognized for his splendid work on the education system and in the field of leadership, also he is remarkable as the founder of the National organization Dexterity Global. At the age of 24, he was inducted his name on the Global Forbes 30 under 30 list
In 2016, as the only Indian to be invited by the US President Barack Obama for a special gossip of young leaders and also elected for the Noble Peace Prize in the same year.
He represents India at the intergovernmental and UN stage by winning an overall 200 local, National, and international quiz and debate competitions. He received almost four crore rupees scholarship for completing his bachelor’s degree at Tufts University in the US. According to University’s history, he was the first Indian to be a graduation speaker and the youngest leader in the 160 years of university history to receive the Alumni Achievement Award.