Swati Agarwal Society Guru

Swati is #7 LinkedIn Global Top Voice 2017 - Education. She is the General Manager of Social Venture Partners (SVP) Hyderaad, where she builds powerful partnerships with non-profit organisations to tackle India's most pressing social challenges. SVP is the world's largest network of engaged philanthropists, with over 3,200+ investor-donors across more than 40 cities worldwide. Swati is a Teach For India Fellow - she has taught 100 girls for two years in a slum community in New Delhi. She has previously worked with Hedge Funds for four years as a consultant in New Delhi and New York. Swati holds a bachelor degree in Computer Science from the Institute of Engineering and Rural Technology.


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Your Perfect Match Could be Just a Click Away! But Something Seems Wrong...

Matrimonial sites in India have been growing exponentially since inception. And why not so? Marriage is the only business in which Indians have been interested in for many centuries, and, as it seems, would continue to be so for another few.

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Be the Beholder of your Beauty - Your figure has nothing to do with anything!

Most of us suffer from the I-do-not-look-good-because-I-am-not-slim syndrome. I hear my friends worrying about their body figure all the time, and I find that profoundly ridiculous!

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Having Just a Single Person in Audience Matters as much as any Large Crowd

Recently I came across an article in edex magazine of The New Indian Express, reporting how a stand-up comedian had just one person showing up as audience at an open mics event in Bangalore, and most interestingly, how he still performed!

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4 Steps to Achieving Your BHAG - Big Hairy Audacious Goal!

They say, "failures can be forgiven, but aiming low is a crime to do". So we must aim for the moon if we want to go really high in the sky. This sounds great though, but what does it really mean to us?

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30 and Thriving - Age is Just a Number

I recently had the privilege to introduce a new digit in the ten's place of my age-number! I turned 30! It feels different to be turning 30- Three - Zero - Thirty.

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Dear Networker - Are you Creating a Real Network?

I am addicted to LinkedIn. I come to this site ten times a day. Though, I am not happy about it, but I know, it's a thousand times better addiction than that of the "Facebook or Instagram". The good thing is the more I visit this platform, the more and more interesting people and stuff I meet and come across. My primary reason to come here is - people.

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Why should I have an awesome relationship with my Boss? And if so, How?

Every relationship in this world exists for a purpose - for both parties A and B which are bound by that relationship. And for the relationship to thrive, it's important to define the purpose, and at different stages, redefine the very purpose.

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Dear Recruiters - Stop Asking These Silly Interview Questions!

I find interviews as a great opportunity to learn a lot about myself. With recruiters asking endless questions about your strengths, weaknesses, passions, or skills required for the role etc, it becomes vital for you to dive deep into your personality and be ready to answer any questions that may come under your way to prove your mettle.

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Differentiated Teaching Method for Children

The Delhi government has introduced a differentiated teaching method two years ago - something we at Teach For India have already been trying since forever.

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Why Should You Know Which Bucket People in Your Network Belong to?

All of us have a small group of people who are close to us - people who we work with; we value; we like; we spend time with; or we maybe envy. I like to divide these people in three buckets - 

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