Virgilia Kaur Pruthi

New York City

Virgilia Kaur Pruthi is a first generation Indian-American entrepreneur, community builder, and author. She has worked in product management for tech companies and consulted for Fortune 100 companies in the U.S., Latin America, Middle East, and India on go-to-market strategies, geographic expansion, and M&A. Prior to business school, she worked as Chief of Staff to an Ambassador of the UN while focusing on micro-finance related initiatives.

After working in consulting, the entrepreneurial bug caught on to Virgilia and she has been toying around with ideas in the technology space ever since. She is the author of "An Immigrant's Guide To Making It In America" and the founder of Network of Women.


Small Business Administration's Young Entrepreneur of the Year for Arizona

Bloomberg BusinessWeek - Sandbox Fellow

Called a "Globally Minded Entrepreneur" and "Trailblazer" in Arizona Republic's Who's Who in Business

The youngest woman to be named Arizona's "48 Most Intriguing Women" by the Arizona Historical Society


Product & System Design from Cornell University

M.Sc. from the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Global Management

B.A. with Honors from Arizona State University in Political Science

Graduated from college at age 19 with a full academic scholarship

  • Education
    • Cornell, Thunderbird School of Global Management, Arizona State