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Shruthi Vijayakumar

MBA Student, Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship

Biography

Shruthi Vijayakumar is a Global Shapers Scholar on the MBA programme at Said Business School, and passionate about developing leaders and enabling businesses to be more purpose driven and aligned to achieving social & environmental outcomes. Shruthi has explored this interest through various roles over the last decade.

Shruthi was most recently managing a social enterprise accelerator as well as her own leadership coaching and facilitation business in New Zealand. Previously, she was a management consultant with the Boston Consulting Group advising large corporate and government clients in Australia, and also led operations for Better World Ed, building a global social change curriculum from India.

Shruthi has been recognised as a Global Shaper by the World Economic Forum, a Global Changemaker by the British Council and a Semi Finalist for the Young New Zealander of the Year Award. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Politics & Economics from the University of Auckland and is a Certified Leadership Coach from Coach Masters Academy. Shruthi also blogs for the Huffington Post, and enjoys playing music, hiking, photography, and travel.

Regional Focus

Central and Southern Asia, Oceania