Asha Aravindakshan has over a decade of impact in the private, governmental and philanthropic sectors leading strategic, financial and operational initiatives. Previously, as Chief of Staff to the Chief Technology Officer for Washington, DC, Asha created the award-winning TechStat performance management program and led critical citywide initiatives related to public safety, health and economic development. She is passionate about the potential of applying innovative solutions across sectors and their ability to strengthen governance, improve education, and transform lives. She serves on the Board of Directors for The George Washington University Alumni Association, Asepsis and MIT Sloan Club of DC; Advisor for Blue Tiger Labs and Washington Leadership Academy; and mentor for SXSWedu and Mentor Capital Network. Asha holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration in Finance from The George Washington University and a Master’s in Business Administration from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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