Stephanie Khurana

Chief Executive Officer

Axim Collaborative

Stephanie Khurana is CEO of Axim Collaborative, a non-profit with a mission to make learning more accessible, more relevant, and more effective in support of strong student outcomes. Axim focuses on the millions of students who are systemically and historically underserved by post-secondary education systems and who have yet to realize their education and career aspirations. Axim fosters and funds partnerships that catalyze innovative digital and education practices that engage students in their course of study, enable them to persist through their programs and excel in their careers to realize greater social and economic mobility. Stephanie brings more than two decades of experience in social venture philanthropy and in the technology innovation space. Before Axim, she served as Managing Partner and COO of DRK Foundation, a global venture philanthropy firm that finds, funds, and supports innovative social ventures tackling complex societal problems. Her work focused on education equity, college success, and economic mobility, including service as a director on several boards. Previously, Stephanie was on the founding teams of two visionary technology start-ups: Cambridge Technology Partners (CTP) and Surebridge, both of which went on to be sold. Stephanie also served in numerous roles at Harvard University to support student academic progress and build undergraduate communities. Stephanie received her BS from Cornell University and MBA and MPP from Harvard University.