Next 36, 2019; Co-founder & COO, FLIK
Ravina Anand is a social-tech entrepreneur and the COO of FLIK, the first female-identifying apprenticeship portal. In a hyper globalized world, Ravina aims to advance womxn’s economic participation and help womxn from remote and underserved communities. With experience in municipal politics and community advocacy, she promotes diversity by encouraging people to fight injustices and challenge stereotypes. On a global level, Ravina advocates for womxn and creates conversations around the trends and procurement for scaling social innovation situated in inclusivity, diversity, and equity. An autodidactic polymath, builder, and innovator, Anand is passionate about the intersection of social good and technology. Pursuing an unconventional career path, her myriad of interests in technology, global health governance, and socio political philosophy, has led to a culmination of recognitions including the Diana Award, and Top 30 Under 30 Alberta. Motivated by computational epidemiology, policy, and space exploration, Ravina is passionate to propel design thinking and innovation, sparked by her ambition to make life multi-planetary.