Vyjayanthi Vadrevu is an ethnographer/ design researcher and strategist with a background in anthropology, business development, and nonprofit administration. She works on social impact design projects as well as corporate technology projects, delivering insights to help clients better serve their end users and beneficiaries.  Her “meta” wish to have disparate groups learn from each other and enhance each others' domains (eg. public-private-government partnerships), discover unforeseen sources of inspiration for innovation (eg. technologists draw from artists, etc.), and to find human solutions for human problems using social science intelligence.

Vyjayanthi is also a trained bharatantyam dancer, with additional experience in Odissi, Kuchipudi, Kathak, and West African dance, and uses movement and choreography to connect to the deepest parts of the human experience.