Aroa joined Ashoka in 2013, starting her journey at the Spanish office. After working for 4 years in Spain and the UK in Operations and Partnership Development, in November 2017 Aroa joined the Global Partnerships team, where she now works managing the global engagement with Philips Foundation, focused on increasing access to healthcare for disadvantaged communities. Aroa holds a degree in International Relations with a focus on sustainable development and international security. She also has a BA in Translation and Interpreting, where her research focused on intercultural mediation and interpretation in conflict zones. She’s based in London, where she spends most of her time exploring the city’s beautiful parks and the great countryside.