Akansha Ramesh Rao
Akansha Ramesh Rao is a Paralegal at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. She supports the work of the entire legal team and assists with the day-to-day activities. She works on contract matters and compliance initiatives. Additionally, she provides legal support to the foundation’s program and operations staff.
Before coming to the foundation, Akansha worked at Stanford Health Care in its contracts administration department. Prior to that, she was a part of various domestic and international law firms, working in diverse fields like immigration, real estate, and engineering consultancy.
Akansha was born and raised in India. She has a bachelor of arts in English literature and a bachelor of laws (LLB) degree from the University of Mumbai and a master of laws (LLM) degree from Santa Clara University.