Our History

The Global Association of Economics Education (GAEE International) was founded in 2017 by Le Dong Hai “DoHa” Nguyen FRSA to promote economics education and financial literacy among students in developing countries and marginalized communities. Recognized as a 501c3 public charity by the United States Department of the Treasury, an NGO and SDG Action Program by the United Nations, and a student member of the World Economics Association, GAEE has grown to become a leading force in the global movement for economics education reform and democratization. Learn more about GAEE International here.

With a drive for growth and a common aim of democratizing economics education, GAEE India (formerly GAEE North India) was founded in August 2020 as the first Indian chapter of GAEE International. 

GAEE India has collaborated with various imminent organisations and personalities to conduct numerous training workshops, sessions, quizzes and enriching discussions pertaining to economics, finance, entrepreneurship, consulting and policy issues. We look forward to the continuous growth of GAEE India in the years to come. 

Our Vision

Through the medium of our sessions and discussions, we aim to create an inclusive space for college students to come forth and bridge the gap between economics education and its application. The organization strives to engage students in high-quality workshops and events with the goal of educating its members about the fundamentals of economic theory in practice, personal finance and entrepreneurial skills. We envision opening the gates to this learning group for students throughout India from all backgrounds and majors to further bust the belief that these fields are accessible only to a certain pool of people.

Our Core Team

Khushi Dixit

Chairperson, GAEE India

Khushi is a second year Economics Honors student from Daulat Ram College, University of Delhi. An innovative and diligent person to work with, she is a natural leader who never runs out of ideas. A certificate holder in Public Policy Analysis from London School of Economics and Political Science, she is an epitome of entrepreneurial mindset in an economist’s body. Somebody who is so easy to strike a conversation with, her positive approach towards life reflects in the way she tackles challenges be it in GAEE India or anywhere else, motivating others when she raises the bar for herself to reach greater heights with feet still on ground.

Isha Jangra

Vice Chairperson, GAEE India

Isha (preferred pronouns: she/her) is pursuing a bachelor’s degree majoring in Economics and Mathematics from Lady Shri Ram College of Delhi University. She is a trained MUNer and debater. On a personal front, she defines herself as “an astrophile entangled in self-built doubts”. She hails from Haridwar, “the city of peace and purity”, which is reflected in every bit of her personality. Fascinated by nature, culture, and ethnicities, she fears a monotonous life, yet is always frustrated for being inconsistent, a social media ghost, an ambitious daydreamer, and passionate about IR and economics. Walking is her hobby if that counts, the uniforms of the defense forces can kill her at a single glance, she absolutely adores a healthy faculty of mind and impressive lifestyles, and she sarcastically loves sleeping, perhaps because then she can peacefully dream of her desired career, which is to be a diplomat! She is overwhelmed and is looking forward to contributing to the organization to the best of her abilities.

Kanisha Nanda

Secretary, GAEE India

Kanisha Nanda is currently in her first year of B. com (hons) at Jamia Millia Islamia. A self motivated and a reliable individual with strong interpersonal skills, she’s someone who is always open to healthy conversations. She loves writing poetry, travelling and can spend a lifetime discussing about good books and music! Deeply passionate about finance and entrepreneurship, Kanisha is a team player and an avid learner, who is armed with a keen eye for detail. She’s a person who holds honesty and integrity high in regard and strives for the best at whatever she takes up.

Our Executive Team

Khushi Bhansali

Director of Research

Imagine a future where research isn’t just dry statistics and endless data. Khushi Bhansali is committed to making research more accessible and engaging for all by merging the academia with power of narrative. As an Economics honours student at Hansraj College, University of Delhi, she is an ardent researcher with a keen interest in technology, financial markets, and geopolitics. She draws huge inspiration from artistic endeavours, especially cinema that she reckons to provide inventive solutions to perplexing problems. Apart from it, she likes chess, literature, Formula 1, and Russian rap. 
Whether you’re a fellow researcher, a student, or simply someone looking to learn more about the world around you, she is your go-to partner for all things economics, technology, and beyond.

Gaurav Jain

Director of Chapter Information Systems

Gaurav is a second-year student pursuing Economics Honours at Hansraj College, University of Delhi. He is a highly curious individual with an insatiable thirst for knowledge and a keen interest in understanding the complexities of the world around him. He’s intellectual curiosity extends to a wide range of topics related to finance and economics, and he is always eager to learn more about them. He believes in the importance of seizing every opportunity that comes his way to gain valuable experience and set a higher benchmark for himself in today’s competitive world. He is committed to continuous learning and self-improvement to enhance his competencies and stay abreast of the latest trends and advancements in his field. His ultimate goal is to undertake impactful initiatives that benefit society, and he believes that working with Gaee India will enable him to achieve this objective.


Rishita Jain

Director of Corporate Relations

Have you ever heard the saying, ‘The expert in anything was once a beginner’? Meet Rishita Jain, a double major in arts specializing in Economics and HRM, who embodies this statement. She is an ambitious and warm hearted individual who is always willing to lend a helping hand. She has a keen eye for leadership and has a passion for creating mutually beneficial partnerships that drive growth and innovation. She approaches every opportunity with unwavering enthusiasm and tackles all endeavors with remarkable perseverance. As an avid reader, she is always on the hunt for her next favorite book, and she never turns down a good conversation over a cup of coffee. Through GAEE India, Rishita aims to inspire and educate youth about the thrilling worlds of economics, finance, and entrepreneurship, and ignite their curiosity in these fields. She looks forward to making a significant impact on the organization and its audience.

Mokshagna Teja

Director of Student Relations

An aficionado of literature, music, and art, Mokshagna is pursuing Economics (H) at Lady Shri Ram College for Women. She is a driven individual with a keen interest in research. A self-confessed bibliophile, you are most likely to find her deep in thought or debating about the next big issue. She aims to further the vision of GAEE: democratize access to economic education and make a change. 

Our Research Team

Gouri GL

Research Head, Economics Department

Gouri is an Undergraduate Economics student unconditionally in love with movies, books and memes along with (occasional) feeble attempts at humour. She has a keen interest in research, writing and learning new things.

Aakarshi Agarwal

Research Subhead, Entrepreneurship Department

Aakarshi is an economics honours student at Lady Shri Ram College for Women.True to her name, she is a convivial and cheerful person who is always up for a conversation. She is also an avid reader who is extremely passionate about economics and entrepreneurship.

Mugdha Jain

Research Head, Entrepreneurship Department

Mugdha is an undergraduate student at LSR, with a keen interest in entrepreneurship. She is always eager to interact and open to new healthy conversations. She enjoys reading, writing and travelling. Always ready to take up new challenges, she aspires to make a mark in the corporate world.

Nanditha Menon

Research Head, Finance Department

Nanditha is a third year student of Economics at Lady Shri Ram College for Women. She has a keen interest in reading and baking and she’s always trying to learn new things. She is passionate about finance, but above all, she wishes to make a positive impact on the world.

Arindam Saha

Research SubHead, Finance Department

Diligence and conscientiousness are two qualities that Arindam has always held in high regard. He tries his utmost to undertake each and every task optimistically and work it to its completion until the result is optimal. His sense of responsibility never allows him to compromise the principles upon which he has built my persona.

Want to join our team? Contact [email protected].

GAEE India is a student-led unincorporated association based in the Republic of India and autonomously affiliated as a regional chapter of the Global Association of Economics Education (GAEE), a 501c3 public charity registered in Massachusetts, United States. GAEE is a non-governmental not-for-profit organization recognized as a member of the World Economics Association, and in partnership with the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs through #SDGAction36897.

We are committed to the promotion of economics education, financial literacy, and entrepreneurship incubation for students in developing countries and marginalized communities.

Contact GAEE India

Mahatma Hans Raj Marg, Hansraj College, Malka Ganj, Delhi, 110007.

+91 81780 92034

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