Aasit Nanavati

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Aasit Nanavati


Part-time Faculty

Aasit Nanavati, an epidemiologist with over a decade of experience in international development, has focused his career on leveraging technology as a vehicle for social impact. Starting in 2012, he worked on violence prevention in urban slums across Mumbai, using data as a pivotal tool to develop programmatic resources for female victims of violence. In 2013, Aasit was selected as a Global Health Corps fellow, where he was a monitoring and evaluation lead for USAID based in Uganda. In 2015, Aasit moved to New Delhi where he supported the scale of India's National tuberculosis awareness campaign, "TB Hareega, Desh Jeetega", and advocated for consistent federal funding for TB awareness and treatment. He moved to Washington DC, to work on USAID's Health Finance and Governance Project supporting USAID Asia Bureau. During this time, he supported Cambodia's National AIDS Spending Assessment (NASA) while managing the entire portfolio for the region.

He is the co-founder of a technology start-up, WeGardn, which developed a food sharing platform supporting small share farmers in the Tri-State area while increasing access to healthy foods in the Philadelphia region. WeGardn was acquired in 2018. 

Currently, he leads strategy and growth at DevResults. A monitoring & evaluation software technology platform where he has forged key partnerships to advance data utilization for decision making across government agencies, public sector implementing partners and non-profits worldwide. Aasit is an adjunct professor with the Elliott School for International Affairs, where he focuses his coursework & research on Digital Development in the public sector.