As Chief Executive Officer, Aasimah Navlakhi works to define, communicate, and track progress towards the organization’s strategic priorities and leads internal and external strategy around communications, operations, and programming. Aasimah grew into this position from her previous roles as Chief of Staff, and Director, Communications at BES. Prior to this, she spent two years leading marketing for an education technology startup in Dallas, Texas. Aasimah received an Master of Arts in Arts Journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and a Bachelor of Science in Economics, Politics, and International Studies from Warwick University in England.

anavlakhi@buildingexcellentschools.org