Founding Team

Mubeen Masudi

B. Tech., Civil Engineering, IIT Bombay

Mubeen graduated from IIT Bombay in 2011 and post that worked with ZS Associates for one year. He secured 99.99 %ile in Common Admission Test (CAT)- 2012. Mubeen founded RISE in 2012 with an aim to equalize opportunities for the students of Kashmir. Mubeen is an alumnus of Young Connectors of the Future, Sweden (YCF-2016). Additionally, he is an Acumen India Fellow 2018.

Mubeen Masudi

Imbesat Ahmad

M. S., Physics, IIT Kharagpur

Imbesat pursued Integrated M. Sc., Physics at IIT Kharagpur. Imbesat has been actively involved in raising awareness about educational opportunities across India and has worked at National Institute of Scientific Research, Canada He has represented India thrice in the Hult Global Challenge held at Dubai, Shanghai & London. His educational product at RiSE was conferred as one of the top 10 global projects of Dell Education Challenge.

Imbesat Ahmad

Salman Shahid

B. Tech., Chemical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur

Salman pursued B. Tech in Chemical Engineering at IIT Kharagpur. Additionally, he holds a Masters degree in Chemical Engineering from IIT Kharagpur. He has worked at KAUST, Saudi Arabia. He was also a part of Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations held in Tokyo, Japan. He designed an Eco-Generator which was awarded Innovation Challenge Grant and ranked among the top 10 globally by Shell Ideas360.

Salman Shahid


Saifi Karim

Delhi Technological University

Shafiur Rahman

IIT Dhanbad

Iqbal Dar


Anuroop Naik


Ramesh Yadav

IIT Delhi

Usman Rafiqee

GMC Srinagar

Sandip Kumar

IIT Roorkee

Harshit Dixit

IIT Dhanbad

Apoorve Mishra

IIT Kanpur


IIT Delhi

Anjum Shareef

IIT Kharagpur


Shabir Ahmad Karam

Chief of Staff

Shah Ahsan Illahi


Nahiba Jameel Khan

Public Relations Officer