Manager, Acceleration & Impact
Vihara Innovation Network
Surbhi Pandit is Manager, Acceleration & Impact at Vihara Innovation Network. A Designer- Architect by profession, she has spent more than 4 years working for the social impact development sector, creating solutions for complex issues of modern society, nationally and internationally. Before joining Vihara, Surbhi spearheaded an IEC consultancy project under Namami Gange Programme, with Uttar Pradesh State Ganga River Conservation Agency and ULBs, advocating pollution abatement of river Ganga in Lucknow and Firozabad region.
At Vihara, she has led a social innovation lab partnered with Nesta and CIFF, working with multi-sectoral enterprises to innovate solutions for the prevention of acute malnutrition in Urban India settings. Surbhi currently runs the acceleration vertical and closely supports in designing, strategizing, and end-to-end implementation of acceleration initiatives for social impact enterprises funded by UNDP, NITI Aayog, Yes Foundation, and Govt. of Rajasthan.
On weekends, she enjoys gardening, cooking for her family, and playing keyboard.