Where is Ankhi Das now?

It has been a year since the former public policy chief of Facebook quit amid a hate speech row. She is now making a quiet comeback.

Until she got entrapped in exactly the kind of scandal she was trained to avert, Ankhi Das’s career was unparalleled. Few women in India can be associated with the kind of influence, sway and power that Das exercised, both inside and outside of the tech ecosystem. Das had a family deeply rooted in politics and her career of more than two decades was spent at firms that are three of the biggest names in the country’s legal and tech sectors—Amarchand Mangaldas, Microsoft India and, finally, Facebook India.  

Das shone the most at Facebook, where she led the public policy team …


Harveen Ahluwalia

Harveen is a co-founder at The Morning Context, and leads our Internet coverage, overseeing a team of reporters writing on startups and tech. She has previously worked as a media, consumer and tech reporter at The Ken and Mint. At The Morning Context, she writes on startups, venture capital, consumer and media businesses—from e-commerce to healthtech to streaming.

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