SXSW EDU Mentor Sessions


Asha Aravindakshan

Operations Director & Global Talent, Ashoka

Talk to me about:

  • Education technology
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Business development and funding

    Asha Aravindakshan is the Director of Talent Operations at Ashoka. She 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 a Board Member for The George Washington University Alumni Association, Advisor for Blue Tiger Labs, mentor for SXSW V2V and Mentor Capital Network, and member of the Echoing Green Social Investment Council. Asha holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration in Finance from The George Washington University.

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    Asha Aravindakshan

    Austin Convention Center Room 11AB
    Mar 10
    10:30am – 11:30am

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