Ashish Dhawan

Founder, Central Square Foundation; Founder, ChrysCapital

Yale & Harvard Business School

Ashish Dhawan is the Founder and CEO of Central Square Foundation (CSF). Ashish worked for twenty years in the investment management business and ran one of India’s leading private equity funds, ChrysCapital. In June 2012, he left his full time role at ChrysCapital to focus on his philanthropic initiatives. He serves on the board of several non-profits including Akanksha Foundation, Teach for India, Centre for Civil Society, and Janaagraha. Ashish holds a dual Bachelor’s degree from Yale University and an MBA with distinction from Harvard University.

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