Priya Ramanathan
VP of Government and Workforce Partnerships
General Assembly
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Priya is the VP of Government and Workforce Partnerships at General Assembly, focused on developing innovative public-private partnerships that build accessible pathways to GA’s industry leading digital skills training. Priya began her public sector and workforce development career in New York, working in strategy roles for government and non-profit organizations, including at the NYC Department of Small Business Services and the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation. Prior to GA, Priya was the VP of Growth and Strategy at Per Scholas, growing national campus operations from eight to 17 campuses and project managing investment initiatives that will allow Per Scholas to grow to 25 campuses and 10,000 learners trained nationally by 2025. Priya began at Per Scholas in 2015 managing its program operations in both the Bronx and Brooklyn. In her work, Priya is committed to lifting up nontraditional educational pathways that are focused on skills of the future and remove barriers to economic prosperity for diverse talent that still remain grossly underrepresented across growing industries, like technology.Priya received her BA at the George Washington University and her Master of Science in Public Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University's Heinz College.