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Zūm CEO Ritu Narayan Receives 2023 Power of Women Award at ASU+GSV Summit

Today Zum CEO Ritu Narayan was honored as one of the 2023 Power of Women Award winners by Arizona State University (ASU) and Global Silicon Valley (GSV) for her work in revolutionizing student transportation.

Narayan and other honorees were celebrated at the annual ASU+GSV Summit in San Diego. The award is given to female leaders who increase global access to education.

“I am so proud to receive this award alongside such an inspiring group of women leaders who are working to improve the educational experience for our children,” said Narayan. “Zum is on a mission to modernize student transportation and ensure kids have equitable access to the education and support they deserve.”

“The incredible group of CEOs, Presidents, and Founders who are being named this year are truly exceptional and come from a wide variety of founding, building, and operating experiences to be leaders of organizations at scale in the learning sector,” said Deborah Quazzo, Managing Partner of GSV Ventures and Co-founder of the ASU+GSV Summit. “We are so proud of the critical role of female leaders in building the ‘Pre-K to Gray’ education and skills innovation sector.”

In addition, Zum was recently included in the GSV 150, an elite list of the world’s most transformative private companies in education.

Congratulations to Ritu, and thank you to everyone at ASU and GSV for this honor!