Shalini Gopalkrishnan is a visiting professor for the Graduate School of International Policy and Management. Her research interests include technology and analytics to build and accelerate social enterprises, public policy in entrepreneurship, women leadership, and impact investing. In 2016, she won the best prize for teaching at the Experiential Classroom XVII in entrepreneurship. Shalini has founded start-ups such as freelancemoms.com, Introspect, and Lexion Global, worked as a consultant with A. F. Ferguson (then part of KPMG), and has worked on projects with USAID, Fortune 500 firms, and the government. Her volunteer work includes Junior Achievement, Big Brother Big Sister, Page 15, World Affairs Council, and Girl Scouts.