ESP Biography

ASHA ARAVINDAKSHAN, Sloan Fellow highlights Social Entrepreneurship

Major: MBA

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: G 17

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

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 as Vice President for The George Washington University Alumni Association, Advisor for Blue Tiger Labs and Asepsis, and mentor for SXSWedu and Mentor Capital Network. Asha holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration in Finance from The George Washington University and is pursuing a Master's in Business Administration from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Past Classes

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H11356: Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship in Spark 2017 (Mar. 11 - 12, 2017)
Learn about social entrepreneurship, examples of social entrepreneurs and the global organizations that support their work