Asha Curran

Chief Innovation Officer and Director of the Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact

As Chief Innovation Officer and the Director of the Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact at 92nd Street Y, one of NY’s most prestigious cultural institutions, Asha Curran is spearheading projects with national and global reach, including #GivingTuesday, the national day of giving founded and led by 92Y; the NYC Venture Fellows, an innovative fellowship for CEOs of NYC start-ups; the Women inPower Fellowship, for rising women leaders; the Social Good Summit; and the annual 7 Days of Genius festival. Asha is an advocate for women’s health, domestic and global maternal health issues. 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.