L4G WSE Participant

Ashwathy Venugopal

Co-Founder of Avasarshala

Ashwathy Venugopal is a TEDx Speaker, Social Entrepreneur and the Co-Founder of Avasarshala. She has been recognized among the Top 5 Social Innovators from India and received the People’s Choice Award at Youth Co:Lab India 2020. Ashwathy is ex-Amazon and a Kectil International Youth Leader, Outgoing Curator of Global Shaper Community - Hub (World Economic Forum), Cohort member at Cherie Blair Foundation Mentoring Women in Business 2021, WEDU Asian Rising Star for 2020, Vital Voices GROW Fellow 2020, recipient of Eastern Bhoomika Iconic Women Awards 2020 and an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at IIM Kozhikode. Her venture Avasarshala has been Internationally recognized among the Top 10 Purpose Driven Innovations by BridgeforBillions and Top 30 Most Inspiring Digital Innovations by Partos, Netherlands, 2020. In 2021, Ashwathy was the TiE Kerala Women Runners Up 2021. Through Avasarshala, Ashwathy works each day to Empower, Educate and Ensure children have access to aspirational opportunities that help them advance and fulfill their potential.   "I am looking forward to being part of the L4G WSE program because Magic happens when enthusiastic minds are guided by experienced ones - and I will be there when this happens!!"