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Aarti Dhupelia

Aarti oversees the Harrison Professional Pathways Program, an innovative undergraduate degree program designed to close the achievement gap in higher education by offering students affordability, strong individualized support, and a personalized and professionally focused curriculum. Prior to joining NLU, Aarti spent 8 years in senior leadership roles at Chicago Public Schools, most recently serving as CPS’ Chief Officer for the Office of College and Career Success, where she drove strategies around attendance and truancy, drop-out re-engagement, out-of-school time, social and emotional learning, college and career planning, and early college and career acceleration coursework. Before joining CPS, Aarti spent several years as a management consultant to Fortune 500 companies at Marakon Associates. Aarti holds a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Arts from Northwestern University, and she is an alumna of the Broad Residency in Urban Education program.