Meet the Author

Ankur Mahajan is an Ottawa- based author and currently works for the Government of Canada and has experience with international organizations and NGOs such as the UN, the Canadian University Service Overseas, the Red Cross, the Association Internationale des Étudiants en Sciences Économiques et Commerciales (AIESEC), the Aga Khan Foundation, and Voluntary Service Overseas. Having lived in 14 countries, he completed numerous international aid and development missions in Afghanistan, Côte d’Ivoire, China, Uzbekistan, India, and Ghana. He was educated in the USA, UK, France, Canada, India and Australia. His extensive travel and missions abroad, he gained wide experience in the social and cultural challenges that workers in international development and diplomacy face.

A polyglot, a cultural tourist, a participant in marathons and ultra-marathons in several countries, an avid judo practitioner, who has represented Canada in international competition. He is passionate about exploring new interests and meeting people from various backgrounds. Ankur is a certified Project Manager and holds a Master’s degree, in Finance and Economics from Cardiff University, UK as well as a Master of Education from Memorial University, Canada, and a Bachelor of Economics and Management from Purdue University, USA.