Aparna Rae

Co-founder
Future for Us

Aparna is recreating seats of power for and by womxn of color so that our workforce reflects what WoC bring to the table: resilience, ROI, and liberation.

Aparna is an educator, innovator, and disruptor working at the intersection of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and organizational design. Her decade-long career in workforce development has advanced thousands of individuals in under-resourced communities through culturally relevant resources and leadership.

Today she is co-founder of Future For Us, a platform dedicated to advancing of womxn of color through community, culture, and career development, and Moving Beyond, an impact practice that operationalizes DEI and supports fund managers, wealth advisors, investors, philanthropists, and social innovators creating positive impact for people and the planet.

Aparna believes in the power of the story and frequently shines a light on equity at work as a presenter, keynote speaker, and panelist. Her voice and vision have been covered in Seattle Business Magazine, Forbes, Geekwire, The Seattle Times, and more.

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