Vinod Gupta owns and manages the company called the Everest Group in the US. The company invests in and funds new companies that focus on database technology. Vinod is also a philanthropist who funds institutions and organizations that work to give better opportunities to women.
Vinod Gupta was born and raised in a small town near Delhi in India. He earned a B Tech degree at the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur in Agricultural Engineering. Vinod Gupta earned a Master’s degree in Business Administration at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. He began to focus on database technology and founded companies that compile business lists to provide up to date business information to customers.
Vinod Gupta believes in investing in the future and he does this by funding education of needy students especially women. He has donated over $ 50 million to many organizations that promote education in India and the US. He has also established a Polytechnic For Women called the Ram Rati Gupta Polytechnic for women in his home town, Rampur Maniharan in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. This school was the first polytechnic offering education for women in the area with courses designed to give immediate employment to women. He has also set up a school for women in his hometown and funded all the needs of students including bus fare and books. Read This Article for more information.
Courses at the Ram Rati Gupta Polytechnic include textile designing, fashion technology, fashion designing, advertising and public relations, marketing and sales management, web designing, computer applications and information technology. The polytechnic has served women students for over eighteen years. The focus of the polytechnic is to achieve gender equality in his home town and surrounding communities.
Vinod Gupta is a successful businessman and generous philanthropist who works to achieve gender equality through women’s education.