Kanchi Khanna

Hony. Advisor, Management Council
Sr. Director, Plaksha University
Kanchi Khanna is a seasoned professional in the field of higher education with over two decades of experience. She is currently serving as the Sr. Director of Outreach and Admissions at Plaksha University in Chandigarh, India.

Kanchi has a strong background in Communications, Outreach, and Admissions, and is proficient in Sustainable Development, Marketing, Event Management, Corporate Communications, Market Research, and Student Recruitment. She holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a focus on Business Sustainability from TERI University.

Throughout her career, Kanchi Khanna has held several leadership positions in the higher education sector, including Director of Outreach at Krea University and Director of Outreach and Communications at Ashoka University. In these roles, she was responsible for conceptualizing, designing, and executing integrated communications strategies, leveraging digital and social media, and building strong relationships with schools, students, teachers, and parents. She has also led teams in creating impactful marketing campaigns, managing the creation of marketing collateral, and promoting the cause of liberal education.

In addition to her work in higher education, Ms. Khanna has also held various other positions, including Project Manager at SunKalp Energy, Corporate Communications Intern at Development Alternatives, and Art and Design Teacher at Army Public School, Bishop's School, and DPS Pune. She has also served as an Art Director at Adkraft Advertising agency and a Lecturer of Fine Arts at DAV Senior Secondary School.

Kanchi Khanna holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in Design and Applied Arts from the Government College of Art Chandigarh and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Business Sustainability from TERI School of Advanced Studies. With her extensive experience and educational background, she is well-equipped to drive outreach and admissions efforts at Plaksha University, and continue to make a positive impact in the higher education sector.