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What is BestFit?

BestFit is a digital one-stop-shop for post-secondary programs and social service providers looking to increase student retention and connect students to benefits and social services. Our platform automates screening & referral services for federal benefits—reducing cognitive burden for users & labor burden for case managers and staff.

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Asha Owens


Asha Owens is an award-winning product designer & software engineer committed to building equitable, community-centered technology. Throughout her career, she has utilized her interdisciplinary background in Neuroscience (Brown) and Instructional Technology & Media (Columbia) to build innovative products and lead fast-paced, high-impact teams. Asha is a recipient of Google for Startups Black Founders Fund, a Roddenberry Fellow, a Civic Innovation Fellow, a 4.0 Schools Fellow, and Techstars alum.

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