Raashi Saxena

Local Expert

Area: India

Raashi is the Social Innovation Practitioner at intO.  She is a consultant for non-profit organizations that promote sustainable global development and achievement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals. Raashi is a Global Shaper with the Bangalore Hub and is the Project Lead for an official Global Shapers Project (Shaping Fashion). This works towards radically changing the way our clothes are sourced, produced and consumed. She has also been an active member of the TED community since 2014 and is the primary licensee for TEDxKoramangala.

As an engineer and dynamic community builder, Raashi is very experienced in using technology to build inclusive environments that celebrate the cross-disciplinary creators and inventors in her local community. Through serving as a panelist at the United Nations Internet Governance Forum, Raashi has also been a strong voice for women in North East India, helping them with network accessibility issues and fighting against Internet Shutdowns faced by those living rurally. 

Raashi studied at The BMS Institute of Technology and Management in Bangalore and has a bachelor degree in Engineering.  She is currently based in Bengaluru, India and speaks Kannada, Hindi, English, and German.

 

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