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Arastu Zakia

Chief Product Officer, Careers360 

After a turbulent childhood, Arastu became passionate about empowering young people. He started up at 18 and ran a Civic Education non-profit named 'The Difference' backed by the US Embassy. For over 6 years, 'The Difference' worked with more than 6000 College Youth across India. Arastu was also chosen for the IVLP by the US State Department, a program with earlier alumni like Tony Blair, Indira Gandhi, Atal Bihari Vajpayee and more. Later, he co-founded and was the CEO of CollegeBol.com - India's 1st Social College Selection Platform backed by Stanford CDR & VCs/Angels across Silicon Valley and India. Arastu is now the Chief Product Officer at Higher-Education Leader - Careers360. Arastu is passionate about Social impact, Education, Startups, Films and design!

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