Malvika joins the team from Emerson Collective, where she led impact and efficacy efforts for a portfolio of EdTech companies. Prior to Emerson Collective, Malvika spent four years at Newsela wearing a few different hats. She was responsible for building the overall assessment strategy and scalable processes to produce 800+ common-core aligned quiz items per week, developing a research basis for Newsela’s product offerings, and leading eight different research and efficacy studies with leading organizations like WestEd. Before coming to the U.S, Malvika 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 SXSWedu, ISTE and SIIA Education Impact Symposium. She holds a M.Ed degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.