Ashwini Deshpande is the Co-Founder & Director at Elephant. Ashwini leads Branding & Communication Design at Elephant. Being a brand & design expert, she has been part of the award-winning work done by the Elephant team for global brands in diverse segments. Some of the awards include Global ReBrand 100 (USA) & Worldstar (Germany) and Best of the Best at CII Design Excellence. She has been jury at prestigious national & international events, such as the Cannes Lions (France) & Design for Asia (HK). Ashwini was Jury President at the D&AD Awards in London and also served on the jury of New York Festival Awards & Pentawards London. Ashwini is also the co-founder of The Collective, an initiative by women creative leaders to create safe work-places for women. She humbly believes in and has been speaking on gender & inclusivity at various platforms, and is an advocate for gender sensitization in design.