Ritankar Das (1994 – )
Ritankar Das graduated as UC Berkeley’s youngest recorded University Medalist at 18 and is an Oxford MSc candidate at 19. He founded an education NGO, See Your Future, at 16, reaching 75 million people worldwide. Lauded by the Smithsonian as a “future Nobel Laureate”, Das began alternative energy research at the age of 12, and was selected as the youngest graduate fellow of the US National Science Foundation. A recipient of a Congressional Special Certificate of Recognition and CA Governor’s Proclamation of Achievement, he is featured in over 100 media outlets worldwide and an upcoming National Geographic documentary. He serves as an international advocate for the UN World Food Program, speaks four languages and has spoken to audiences of over 35,000.