Founding Executive Director
Aadhya K, the Founding Executive Director and Provost of Academy of Art Design and Strategy (A.A.D.S) is reshaping the future of design led education. Aadhya is the visionary leader behind the Academy of Art Design and Strategy, where creativity, innovation, and education intersect towards learning and applying design to everyday life.
A Passionate Educator and Mentor
Aadhya's journey at AADS is fueled by her passion for teaching and mentoring. Her dedication to understanding people and their motivations drives her mission to design delightful experiences that teach how to overcome biases and shape a better world through applied design, especially simplifying critical thinking for everyone.
A Visionary on a Mission
Beyond the classrooms, Aadhya envisions a world where design is not just a concept but a way of life for everyone. Her commitment to unbiased, inclusive, accessible, and fair education for all is the cornerstone of her vision for AADS. She is on a mission to inspire and empower the next generation of designers and strategists to create a brighter future.
"Step into the world of art, design, and strategy at AADS, where your vision comes to life fueled by our experience and expertise. Together, we are forging a path towards a brighter tomorrow, one creative solution at a time. Explore the boundless possibilities that lie ahead, and join us on this extraordinary journey of creativity, innovation, and transformation. AADS is and will be your forever community unlike anything you have experienced, that’s our promise” – Aadhya K
Aadhya's impact as an education programmer, her pedagogy as a teacher, trainer, facilitator, and mentor is nothing short of remarkable. Her workshops, hands-on research, and certification programs have resonated with professionals worldwide. She instills the significance of human-centered strategies and resilient applicable design, motivating innovation wherever she goes.
A Catalyst for Change by Design
At the helm of AADS, Aadhya has transformed our institution into a global hub for creativity and innovation. Her approach, deeply rooted in the alignment of human needs, technology, and business, has helped create award-winning products and solutions that amplify the power of design. She has tirelessly championed the cause of bridging creativity with social impact, leaving an incredible mark globally. Under Aadhya's visionary leadership, AADS is committed to nurturing the next generation of innovators and change makers. Her unwavering dedication to creating a culture of positive change ensures that AADS is not just an institution but a movement that shapes the future.
Under Aadhya's visionary leadership, AADS is committed to nurturing the next generation of innovators and change makers. Her unwavering dedication to creating a culture of positive change ensures that AADS is not just an institution but a movement that shapes the future.
Founding Chair of Academy of Arts Design & Strategy
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