Shrushti holds an honors degree in Psychology from Fergusson College, with an unconventional mix of private and social sector experience. She has previously worked as a therapist and fundraising manager in two leading nonprofits in Pune. The Art Mob project was co-founded by her with the aim of mobilizing budding artists to create a platform for them to display their artwork, network with potential buyers and explore different art forms. She has a unique blend of grassroots and managerial experience in market research, marketing, and communications. Yoga has a major influence in her life, she began practicing at the age of 8 and is trained as a teacher. She began her career at Ashoka by organizing the Fabric of Change Globalizer that focused on sustainability in the apparel industry and is currently working with Ashoka Venture and Fellowship team to search and select Ashoka Fellows in South Asia.