Alyssa Ransbury is currently engaged in a number of tech-related projects in Dhaka, Bangladesh, where she lives and works. After receiving an undergraduate degree from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon, she was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to study and teach in Dhaka.
Now serving as Head of Operations at Bangladesh’s first and largest online ad network and as an analyst at Inflection Ventures, Alyssa works to support local websites, tech companies, and the internet ecosystem as a whole. She continues this work outside the office, as a mentor and organizer for events like Startup Weekend and Startup Cup in the burgeoning Bengali start-up community.
Alyssa is a strong advocate for technology as a tool for the empowerment of women and offline, actively promotes local women’s basketball programs.