Before joining NEO Philanthropy, Aastha served as a program associate at EngenderHealth, an international NGO focusing on reproductive health and family planning for women and girls in more than two dozen countries. Aastha also worked in the Business Development team at EngenderHealth to acquire new business from various funders. Prior to that, she has held a variety of roles in the non-profit sector, including working on a project assessing the water and sanitation space in India. She holds a Master of Public Administration from Columbia University, and an undergraduate degree from Georgetown University. Outside of NEO, Aastha enjoys traveling, running, and is an avid baker.