Founder - Ashoka University and Central Square Foundation; Educationist and Philanthropist

Ashish Dhawan is Founder of Ashoka University and the Founder of Central Square Foundation (CSF), a philanthropic organization focused on systemic reform in K-12 education in India. He has an MBA with distinction from Harvard University and a dual Bachelor's (BS/BA) from Yale University. Ashish is on the India Advisory Board of Harvard and a member of Yale's Development Council, and worked for twenty years in investment management, running one of India's leading private equity funds, ChrysCapital. In June 2012, he left his full time role at ChrysCapital to work on education reform in India.