Vinod Gupta is a business man who had the opportunity to go to a variety of schools and colleges and receive a top-rate education. Mr. Gupta began his educational career at the Indian Institutes of Technology where he focused on the study of agricultural engineering. From there, he came to the United States and received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska.
Vinod Gupta is a successful businessman. He was the founder of InfoUSA. Since selling that company in 2010, Mr. Gupta has worked as the Managing General Partner at Everest Group.
Mr. Gupta has never forgotten the fact that much of his success is attributable to the fact that he was able to obtain a quality education. With that in mind, Mr. Gupta has provided a number of substantial gifts to educational institutions.
Established by Gupta, the Ram Rati Gupta Polytechnic is an institution devoted to the education of women. This institute which is located in Mr. Gupta’s home region in India can train students for a career in as little as two years. Mr. Gupta donated $1 million to help this institution train women.
Vinod Gupta has remembered his alma mater when it comes to giving to education. He has given $500,000 to the University of Nebraska so that the university can use the funds to give scholarships to minority students who plan on training for a career in either science or the field of engineering.
Most recently, Mr. Gupta has created an educational legacy in honor of his son. The Ben Gupta Endowed Fund for International Legal Education was established at George Washington University. The school received $1 million in order to provide scholarships to those from foreign countries who are seeking to obtain their law degrees at George Washington University. In an article with Chicago Evening Post, Vinod’s Law School is Nationally Recognized.
These are just a few of the universities that have been the recipient of Mr. Gupta’s generosity. Mr. Gupta has donated over $50 million to help promote educational opportunities for students. Click Here for more information.
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