Shivam Mallick Shah has worked in the private, philanthropic, government and nonprofit sectors, and brings a multidisciplinary lens to her work as a leading advisor on matters of strategy and innovation in education. She recently served as a senior advisor to the Education team at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), providing counsel on a broad range of organizational and investment matters focused on promoting equality and unlocking human potential.
Previously, Shivam led E.L. Haynes Public Charter School as the Interim Executive Director. She also worked at the US Department of Education where she ran the inaugural Investing in Innovation (i3) fund. Shivam also served as a Deputy Director on the Education team at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, where she managed the foundation’s work with the NYC and Boston public schools. Earlier in her career, Shivam worked at NewSchools Venture Fund, management consulting firm McKinsey & Company, and the investment bank Bear Stearns.
Shivam is a graduate of Georgetown University, the London School of Economics, and Harvard Business School. She lives in Washington DC with her husband, Dr. Raj Shah, and their three young children.