Asha Curran

Director, Center for Innovation & Social Impact, 92nd Street Y

Asha Curran

Director, Center for Innovation & Social Impact, 92nd Street Y

Biography

As director of the Center for Innovation & Social Impact for the 92nd Street Y, one of NY’s most prestigious cultural institutions, Asha Curran is spearheading projects with national and global reach, including the annual Social Good Summit; the national day of giving founded and led by 92Y, #GivingTuesday; the NYC Venture Fellows, an innovative fellowship for CEOs of NYC start-ups; the Women inPower Fellowship, for rising women leaders; and the annual 7 Days of Genius festival. Asha is an advocate for women’s health, domestic and global maternal health issues. She is a member of The Li.st, and she serves on the Independent Sector C-Suite Advisory Committee and on the Board of Directors of the Scout Film Festival, which spotlights the work of teen filmmakers. She is the recipient of the 2015 Social Capital Hero Award from Social Capital Partners, LLC.