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Pooja is the Senior Advisor at Apolitical, a peer to peer and first of its kind learning platform for government, helping government transform itself by connecting public servants to the latest and best ideas, skills, and partners they need to solve today’s complex challenges. She is also the Interim Executive Director of the Apolitical Academy that accelerates the transition of transformational leaders to government or elected offices.
Prior to that, she was the Founding and Managing Partner of Conduit Connect, an impact investing platform for The Conduit, a community of investors, entrepreneurs and business leaders. She also supported the formation of Conduit Capital to fund and scale high impact solutions with The Conduit community. Pooja was the co-founder and former CEO of UnLtd India, that finds, funds and supports early-stage social entrepreneurs in India. She also co-founded Bombay Connect, a co-working space for entrepreneurs and Journeys for Change that brings global leaders to learn from social entrepreneurs in India.
Pooja serves as an advisor for private family offices and sits on advisory councils of Educate Girls and Greenwood Place. She is a TED India Fellow since 2009, a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum since 2013 and an Aspen India fellow since 2016.