About Us

Commenced in 2016, City One Initiative is an educational organization that aims to enhance the soft skills of students and provide them opportunities to foster holistic learning. 


The organization believes in the concept of providing youth with a platform to represent International and National issues such as climate change, education, women empowerment, and global crisis on the dais and come up with substantial solutions.

City One Initiative has developed and delivered over 50 workshops, conferences and training sessions across the country with participation of over 3000 delegates pan India. Some flagship conferences and workshops include Udaipur International Model UN, Mumbai International MUN and Speakolobe at FDDI Kolkata.

Meet The Team

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Shivansh Ahuja

Founder & CEO

Shivansh is a postgraduate from the prestigious Nottingham University Business School. He has delivered 120+ workshops, training sessions and conferences in various capacities. Shivansh has worked with renowned firms and organizations including MTV, ATCS, Exambazaar and AIESEC. He envisions to empower the youth and equip them with 21st century skills for their eternal development.

Our Rockstar Mentors

Pranav Joshi

Pranav Joshi

Pranav is an alumnus of the prestigious King's College London and a renowned public speaker with 6+ years of experience in the field. He has chaired and been a part of the conferences and at LSE (UK), National University of Singapore and Shanghai American school.

Ishita Hundia

Ishita Hundia

Ishita is a  Reiki grand master, empowerment coach and consumer insights specialist. She is the founder of Inscribed Happiness, an initiative to help people grow in their journey of self-development.

Abhishek Puri

Dr. Abhishek Puri

Abhishek is a practicing dentist with 7+ years of experience in the field of oration, debating and Model UN. Some of his renowned conferences include World Scholar's Cup, INMUN and HIMUN (Nepal). 

Rebecca Daramola

Rebecca Daramola

Rebecca is the founder of Gapwhiz and an alumnus of the prestigious University of Oxford and Princeton University. She is a Future Solicitor at Allen & Overy LLP.

Rohan Barad | Strategy Advisor

Rohan Barad

Rohan is a Political science graduate from the University of Delhi and a policy communications enthusiast. He is also an Author of Literary fiction with three published books. Rohan has worked with YLAC, Global Youth India and CSEP in the policy research and strategy domain.