Geetika Agrawal is Founder, CEO at VAWAA – a curated marketplace to book immersive, one-one-one, apprenticeships with master artists and craftsmen around the world. In the hyper-digital 21st century, her mission is to humanize travel, create opportunities for deep personal and creative growth and revive the lost art of apprenticeship.
Previously, she was Creative Director at R/GA, an award winning global design and innovation agency, leading product and experience design for brands like Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Mastercard, Disney, AARP.
In 2015, she co-founded FoodxThought – a dinner event created by travelers for locals. She and her co-founder, traveled and hosted 12 events in 12 cities over a period of one year to create opportunities for cultural exchange through home cooked shared meals and conversations.
She has taught design at School of Visual Arts and Ecole Intuit Lab, and holds a Masters in Industrial Design from Art Center College of Design and Bachelors in Interior Architecture from CEPT, India. She dreams about a world with NO borders and believes in the power of creativity and travel to change attitudes, lives and, ultimately, the world.