Aakanksha leads strategy and program design at Teach For India, which includes supporting Fellowship recruitment and Alumni impact. Prior to her transition into the Education sector, Aakanksha worked at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) on projects spanning credit strategy, organizational transformation, pre-merger planning and strategic planning for various banking sector clients. Prior to BCG, she worked in New York with Keefe, Bruyette & Woods as an Assistant Vice President and with Lehman Brothers (later Barclays Capital) as an Analyst on the Securitization and Mortgage Trading Desk. Aakanksha was an F.C. Austin Scholar at the Kellogg School of Management where she completed her MBA, and graduated magna cum laude with a double Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Economics from Duke University. She believes that anyone who is interested in cross disciplinary and innovative approaches to problem solving ought to consider working in the Education sector.