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Ankita Aras

Director of Philanthropy

Ankita Aras leads PATH's philanthropic development function that delivers funding to help accelerate program strategies, supports key business operations and infrastructure, and enables the delivery of PATH's mission. Her team oversees donor relationship management and builds PATH’s global reputation with external philanthropic audiences to advance long-term partnerships.

Prior to joining PATH, Ankita spent a decade serving in leadership roles at national nonprofit organizations, managing predictive analytics, business operations, and data-inspired idea-to-launch revenue generation strategies.

A native of Mumbai, India, and a graduate from the College of William & Mary with a Bachelor in Economics, Ankita has dedicated her career to driving philanthropic support, advocacy, and awareness to the social and economic inequities that impact communities around the world. She believes that social investments can enable under-resourced communities to create and implement bold visions for sustainable, locally led change.