Senior Change Manager, Health and Nutrition
Archana joined Ashoka in 2012 to lead the Health and Nutrition Initiative. In partnership with Ashoka Fellows, she is managing the baseline study and engaging various stakeholders to help design sustainable, scalable and system-changing interventions to tackle malnutrition. After completing her Masters in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, she worked as a consultant with i3 Consulting in Delhi for over two years. During her consulting stint, she primarily advised clients from industries such as financial services and e-commerce on business development and setting up new ventures. While pursuing her Masters, she interned with a micro finance NGO in Delhi wherein she helped streamline its borrower database and created business plans for borrowers. She has also worked as a journalist for The Asian Age.