GYCE5 Jury Member Sanoop Sajan Koshy
Sanoop Sajan Koshy is currently pursuing his PhD in International Relations from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Madras). He has worked as an Assistant Professor in Political Science at Sree Narayana Guru College of Legal Studies Kollam. He has done his Masters in Political Science from University College Trivandrum; and Bachelors in Political Science from St. Gregorios College Kottarakkara as a college topper. He has also qualified UGC-NET in Political Science in 2019. During his under graduation, he was selected as the Best National Service Scheme (NSS) Volunteer in Kerala University for his outstanding service to the society.
He has done volunteer internship in Teach for India Foundation and OpenSchooling.org as a faculty. He was a mentor and former intern at Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS). He has also interned with National Human Rights Commission. He was also the recipient of the Aspire Scholarship instituted by the Department of Collegiate Education (Govt. of Kerala).
He also works as a founding secretary and as a youth leader of Global Youth Movement (GYM), a multiregion CC of United Religions Initiative (URI). He has also attended National Assemblies and camps of United Religions Initiative at Pune, Vishwabharathi University Kolkata, Bengaluru, Coimbatore and various places all over Kerala. He was selected as the district leader of ALTIUS, the youth wing of World Malayali Council (WMC) which promotes leadership activities. He also worked as a leader and accounts trustee of Marthoma Yuvajana Sakhyam Kottarakara. He was a former union secretary and leader of Malayala Manorama Akhila Kerala Balajanasakyam and has also won its state level quiz competition. He is a member of UNI-Y (YMCA), Indian Youth Club (IYC), International Political Science Association (IPSA) etc. He was also selected as the Best Student of The Year (2016) from his higher secondary school, Karickam International Public School (CBSE).
He is passionate in social service and is generous and kind towards fellow humans. He is talented with skills like leadership, debating, quizzing and oratory skills, playing instrumental music, various artistic and athletic skills, martial arts (karate), proficiency in computer programming etc. and had won prizes for all those at various levels.