Pooja Chandra Pama, the Founder and President of ACE Foods, is an Indian-born, American Humanitarian, Philanthropist, and Entrepreneur with comprehensive international business experience in myriad sectors: finance, healthcare, agriculture, and real estate. Pama helms several businesses which foster global entrepreneurship and is motivated by Pama’s aspiration to integrate community-building and philanthropy.
Entrepreneurial spirit, business experience, and a philanthropic approach to business lie at the heart of Pama’s endeavors. Her motivation had its start in Pama’s upbringing, with her mother instilling in her teachings of “seva” or selfless service, and a strong belief that “with privilege comes great responsibility.”
ACE Health Foundation, which Pama founded in 2016, is a nonprofit organization. engaged in educational and practical programs for grassroots entrepreneurs and leaders, and reputed high achievers across the globe. MasterMinds, a related initiative, provides enterprising and innovative coaching and mentoring opportunities.
Recognizing the importance of nurturing future global leaders and connecting professionals at the pinnacle of their careers, Pama created the ACE Global Network. This platform brings diverse, highly accomplished icons, leaders, thinkers and executives together to partner, exchange information, collaborate, and mentor the next generation of senior professionals. Within this vetted, Global community, drawn from public and private sectors around the world, participants gain ready access to the expertise, talent and resources they need to perform at the apex of their fields.
In addition to leadership and development for the highest achievers, Pama included a mentoring component to identify and elevate Global Emerging Leaders. Through these structured, connective opportunities, they engage with equally gifted peers, and Global Leaders and Advisors to gain perspective on the world stage.
Pama is the winner of the 2023 Enterprising Women of the Year and 2022 International Women’s Entrepreneurial Challenge awards. Her philanthropic interests include education, women’s empowerment, the arts, health, the environment, and humanitarian initiatives. Pama resides in the greater Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.
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