Amra NaidooCo-founder, Partner and Operations at Accelerating Asia
Amra is the Co-Founder, Partnerships and Operations Director at Accelerating Asia and General Partner at Accelerating Asia Ventures. Accelerating Asia works at the intersection of corporate-startup engagement, with the goal of driving corporate innovation and scaling fast-moving tech startups. Amra overseas operations and manages partnerships with corporates, government, education institutions and other third-party entities.
For close to a decade Amra has spearheaded high-impact partnership strategies across both the commercial and non-profit sectors. Her experience successfully executing local, regional and global programs, straddling both business and social impact objectives, has fostered a unique perspective and an ability to apply best-practices from both worlds.
Amra is a Global Shaper, an initiative of the World Economic Forum and is the host and creator of the Doing Good Podcast. She has been interviewed and featured as a guest author on industry blogs, including e27, Yahoo and PR Week, is a regular guest on 938Now’s national radio show and named as one of Harpers Bazaar’s Women Who Inspire Others. Amra regularly speaks about the intersection of business and impact, including at global events such as Money 20/20 (Singapore), Singularity University Impact Challenge (Poland) and the Asia Corporate Sustainability Summit (Philippines).