Archana has engaged large foundations and corporates to create collaborative initiatives during her stint at Ashoka. She co-founded Nourishing Schools while she was at Ashoka. Before joining Ashoka, she was a management consultant with i3 Consulting, a firm founded by ex-McKinsey employees. She led engagements advising clients from industries such as financial services and e-commerce on business development, strategy and setting up new ventures. She’s been a journalist with The Asian Age and has contributed to online publications such as Your Story and Forbes. She has been awarded the Spotlight: Health scholarship by the Aspen Ideas Festival, USA and selected as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence by the SELCO Foundation. She has a Bachelors degree in Economics from Sophia College, Mumbai and a Masters degree in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru, University, New Delhi.