Diana Fernholz

Director, Executive Office
Diana joined Ashoka in September 2013 as Director of the Executive Office. She works closely with Bill Drayton to forward the Everyone a Changemaker message. Her role focuses on disseminating, ensuring, and encouraging structures to promote EACH internally and externally. She also works to create strategic meetings, publications and speaking engagements for Bill. Diana supports Ashoka and its partners in viewing the Executive Office as a resource for history of the organization, knowledge of our current strategies, and a guide for future activities. Originally from New Hampshire, Diana graduated from American University in 2012 with a B.A. in economics and international studies. Diana worked for the Results for Development Institute in Washington DC as a program associate on the Center for Health Market Innovations team before working with the Deshpande Foundation in Karnataka, India as a communications fellow. In her spare time, Diana enjoys running, cooking, and practicing yoga.