Vriti Saraf

Deputy Head, Centers of Excellence, N.Y.C. HQ
Global Education Design Committee
Global Leadership

Born in India and raised in New York, Vriti earned her B.A. from Macaulay Honors College and went on to serve as a Teach for America corps member in Brownsville, Brooklyn, at Ascend Public Charter Schools. At Ascend, Vriti was a founding teacher and dean of instruction while also earning her M.A. in early-childhood education and teaching as an adjunct professor at Relay Graduate School. Most recently, she served as network director of talent development at Ascend, where she created a professional learning infrastructure for 600 educators across its 10 schools, and coached deans on leadership and facilitation of adult learning. Vriti also worked in the higher-education sector at Pearson Education as a product manager. She is fluent in Hindi.