Rashmi Bansal was born in 1985, she is a young author who has achieved tremendous success through her book, Stay Hungry Stay Foolish, which she studied and learned from 25 successful MBA entrepreneurs.
Rashmi is often known as a writer, a youth expert and also an entrepreneur. She grew up at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in South Mumbai. She studied at St Joseph’s High School, went to college at Sophia College for Women and earned her MBA from Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad.
Upon Rashmi’s graduation, she worked for Times of India as a brand manager. After she developed the page for The Independent, she went on to found a youth magazine, Just Another Magazine or JAM in short with her husband. Due to her strong passion for writing, she wrote her first book on entrepreneurs, called Stay Hungry Stay Foolish in 2008. It was a big hit and the book sold more than 100,000 copies in the first 10 months. Up to date, the book has sold more than half a million copies and has been translated into multiple languages. The book sales set a record in the India publishing history.
Rashmi’s second book, Connect The Dots was released in 2010 and was also well received by the people. She continued to write more books including I Have A Dream, and four other best sellers, Follow Every Rainbow, Arise Awake, Poor Little Rich Slum and Take Me Home.
Rashmi has also been shortlisted for the Economist Crossword Popular Award in 2010. She has been interviewed by the New York Times. Apart from that, she is a motivational speaker for various corporate and educational institutes, and also acts as a consultant for The Futures Company and Flamingo Research which based in Singapore.