Author, Political Scientist and Startup Operator
Varya Srivastava is an author, political scientist and startup operator.
She is the VP of Product and Government Affairs at Network Capital - the world's largest career exploration platform. She leads the company's partnership with NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission to design policy interventions that make mentorship accessible to school students in India. This initiative reaches 10,000+ schools and 7.5 million school students.
Her debut non-fiction novel studies ambition in Indian GenZ and has been commissioned by Penguin Random House. It looks at the fears and aspirations of a young Indian generation born in a period of rising individualism, consumerism, and the internet. Varya's words have appeared in Vogue, Observer Research Foundation, and the Indian Express.
She has been a student of Political Science at Indraprastha College for Women, University of Delhi. She is now an incoming student at the University of Oxford.
In her free time, she enjoys existentialism, contemplating the human condition, and exploring Internet subcultures.