Aparna Rae is the Co-Founder of a strategy and evaluation practice, Moving Beyond that supports fund managers, wealth advisors, impact-investors, philanthropists, and other social innovators creating positive impact for people and the planet.
In January 2019, Aparna launched Future for Us, a platform to advance women of color at work. Aparna works at the intersection of D&I and organizational design. Her background is in education and workforce development, advancing under-resourced communities, as well as lecturing at the University of British Columbia.
Since 2013 Aparna has launched a number of initiatives, including Project Feast, placing immigrant and refugee women on a path to employment, and Firki , a nationwide teacher training portal in India. She has been mentioned in the Seattle Business Magazine, Forbes, Geekwire, The Seattle Times, and more. She is a frequent presenter, keynote and panelist. Having lived and worked in six countries, Aparna brings a diversity lens to all her work.