Malvika brings a wealth of education experience with a particular expertise in assessment design, learning sciences research, and outcomes measurement. At Owl, Malvika leads all portfolio services and partners closely with Owl’s 50+ portfolio companies on their impact and outcomes objectives. She also serves as an thought partner to many of Owl’s limited partners globally and leads the creation of Owl’s annual Education Outcomes Report and Owl Insights. Prior to joining Owl, Malvika was at Emerson Collective, where she led impact and efficacy efforts for a portfolio of EdTech companies, and before that she spent four years as an early employee at Newsela building out their research and assessment teams.
In prior roles, Malvika has worked on assessment design across India, US, & Gulf countries, volunteered as a teacher for low SES communities and was on the founding team for Mindspark, an English language learning program for children in India.
Malvika has been an invited speaker conferences like ASU GSV, SXSWedu, ISTE and SIIA Education Impact Symposium and currently serves as an advisor on EdTech Evidence Exchange’s Industry Council, Google’s Education Advisory Council and IES’s Council for Scaling Innovations. She holds a M.Ed degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.