Entrepreneur In Residence
Mehul Bhagat is an entrepreneur, poet, and designer. As the founder of Mystro, Mehul works to build a seamless tutoring experience and expand access to personalized learning, shaping the company’s design aesthetic and driving new partnerships between government and communities. A fellow of the Washington Leadership Program and Harvard Kennedy School, Mehul has worked to improve minimum wage, paid leave, and on-demand economy policies with the US Department of Labor. A Woodruff Scholar at Emory, he worked on eliminating malnutrition in South Asian urban slums as a finalist for the $1M Hult Prize. His recent writing has appeared in The Adroit Journal and The Southern Humanities Review, where he was a finalist for the Jake Adam York Prize in Poetry. In his spare time he enjoys playing the saxophone and reading the life and work of statesmen like Benjamin Franklin.