Tyagi worked as an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company, where she led several multimillion-dollar projects in public education, health care, and public policy, working with some of the leading CEOs in America. After leaving McKinsey, she co-founded HealthAllies, a health benefits firm dedicated to bringing more affordable healthcare to working families, which raised nearly $40 million in venture capital. Ms. Tyagi has appeared on CNN, Fox News Channel, National Public Radio, and The Dr. Phil Show, and she has been quoted extensively in Newsweek, Chicago Tribune, and the Christian Science Monitor. She is a regular commentator on Marketplace, the nationally syndicated show from Public Radio International.
Ms. Tyagi graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Brown University. Her Athenaeum lecture is sponsored by the Berger Institute for Work, Family, and Children.