Archana leads the Health and Nutrition Initiative at Ashoka – Innovators For The Public.
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 in Bombay for The Asian Age, an English newspaper.