Our Mission

Advance Social Innovation’s mission is to develop or adopt innovative & effective programs that ​support underrepresented communities including enterprises that serve these communities. HELP US BY DONATING OR VOLUNTEERING!

Our Core Values

We envision a world where all people regardless of their race, gender, and economic backgrounds have access to viable opportunities to pursue their dreams and build a better world for themselves and all.

Our Leadership

natalie nasseri

Natalie Nasseri

​Founder & Interim Executive Director

Natalie has been trained at Cornell University as a Proactive Coach and at Columbia University as a strategist with an MBA.  As part of start-up team, she raised $17 million in series A and secured $70 million in series B, developed multi-million dollar projects to promote social entrepreneurship globally, and developed, trained, and coached large teams. As the Founder and Interim Executive Director of ASI, she is working with the Management Committee to ensure ASI accomplishes its impact and scalability goals. Natalie is also the founder of KZoom a groundbreaking company with a mission to promote entrepreneurship inclusion through innovative models and tools.

Oliver Hellewell

Oliver Hellewell

Head of Marketing

Oliver Hellewell is a marketing expert, consultant and entrepreneur with 15 years’ experience spanning Europe, Asia, North America and the Caribbean. Born in England, Oliver completed an MBA at the University of Leeds and now works at a venture capital firm based in New York City. Keen to give back and passionate about supporting under-served communities, Oliver is proud to be part of ASI’s vision and excited to learn from innovative thinkers with diverse cultural perspectives.