Archana Sridhar has joined York’s Osgoode Hall Law School as the associate director of the Jay & Barbara Hennick Centre for Business & Law. Sridhar received her Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School and served most recently as the assistant dean for research & special projects at Indiana University Maurer School of Law. In this position, she worked with senior staff and faculty to secure government and foundation funding and managed strategic planning and board relations for several university centres and programs.
Left: Archana Sridhar
Sridhar has practised tax and non-profit law as an attorney at the firm of Sullivan & Worcester LLP in Boston, and also served as senior director of foundation & corporate relations for Interplast, an international humanitarian organization. She completed a prestigious 2006-2007 Fulbright Fellowship in Guatemala City, conducting original research on philanthropy and tax reform.
Sridhar has published several law review articles and policy reports in journals such as the Berkeley Journal of International Law and the Fordham International Law Journal. Complementing this professional and scholarly record, she is also co-founder of the South Asian Philanthropy Project, a charitable organization that fosters philanthropy and board service among South Asians in North America.
The Jay & Barbara Hennick Centre for Business & Law is the first Canadian centre to promote and develop joint business and law scholarship and education. Made possible by a transformational gift from Jay and Barbara Hennick, the Hennick Centre will become a hotbed for initiatives and programs that deliver the competencies professionals need to analyze business and legal problems in a holistic way. It is a joint initiative of Osgoode Hall Law School and the Schulich School of Business.