A global citizen
Akash Patel found his way to the United States to study engineering, then found his passion to help our children discover a world that could be free of bigotry and prejudice by becoming global citizens.
On this installment of The Spirit of Leading podcast, Akash tells his story of this incredible journey that began in the rural classrooms of Oklahoma, and grew into the World Experiences Foundation. Akash says his vision is to replicate what he has been able to accomplish in Oklahoma classrooms in all fifty states.
Akash was recognized by NextGen Oklahoma Leaders as one of the 2017 class of NextGen Under 30 Oklahoma. He also received the Spirit of Oklahoma Award for exemplary leadeship.
Akash teaches English in Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam
Akash worked in anti-poaching efforts to save endangered elephants
Akash makes global citizens of classroom children