Auditi Chakravarty


AERDF (Advanced Education Research and Development Fund)

Auditi is CEO of AERDF (the Advanced Education Research and Development Fund). AERDF applies inclusive advanced education R&D to find potentially transformative teaching and learning solutions that can scale, centering on the assets, strengths, and needs of Black and Latino students and all students experiencing poverty. Auditi previously spent 12 years at College Board, where she oversaw research for all their programs and assessment development for the SAT suite of assessments, launched the Pre-AP program, led the SpringBoard program, designed AP Computer Science Principles and AP Capstone, and led the redesign of AP science, history, and world language courses. Prior to that she held multiple product development and instructional design roles at Kaplan Test Prep, Kaplan K12, and Scholastic. A former high school English teacher, Auditi holds a BA in English and M.Ed in Curriculum & Instruction from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. She is currently a Venture Partner with LearnLaunch Accelerator and is Chair of the National Board of Directors for Bottom Line, the college access and success nonprofit.