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Ayesha Khanna

Managing Director, CARE Enterprises Inc.

Bio Current as of September 24, 2021

Ayesha Khanna is Managing Director of CARE Enterprises Inc. (CEI), with 20 years of experience in social impact and business sectors leading national and global organizations and scaling for-profit and non-profit ventures. She was founder of the Civic Accelerator with a portfolio of 245 social enterprises, and most recently with the Acumen Fund, after serving a decade as President of Civic Innovation with Points of Light, the largest global civic action organization. She began her career building health centers in rural India and in the strategy practice of Accenture. CEI is a for-profit subsidiary of global humanitarian organization CARE USA, and is creating economic opportunities for people in poverty, with women at the center, by investing in proven, scalable for-benefit companies. As its first initiative, CEI is raising a $75 million gender justice fund in South/Southeast Asia – CARE-SheTrades Impact Fund – in partnership with Bamboo Capital Partners and ITC SheTrades.