Vaishali Mullapudi Senior Associate, Capacity Building Portfolio Associate Isha Mullapudi provides technical assistance to REDF’s portfolio of employment social enterprises, assisting them with projects to strengthen and grow their businesses, and better serve participants. She works with social enterprise partners in the Bay Area and Denver. Isha first learned about the power of social enterprise to transform lives while in college, when she worked with REDF partner MADE by DWC and other Los Angeles-based social enterprises. Prior to joining REDF, Isha was an Associate at Parthenon, a strategic consulting firm that conducts commercial due diligence for private equity firms. While working at Parthenon, Isha volunteered with pro bono consulting firm Inspire, where she worked with local and national nonprofits and social enterprises. Isha received a B.S. in Economics and Math, with a minor in Finance, from USC. While at USC, she worked at the Brittingham Social Enterprise lab. In her free time, you can find Isha planning active adventures that take her across the US and the world, trying out a new sport, or spending time with family.