Associate Director, Dasra
During his six years with Dasra in India, Vishal operationalized the Dasra Giving Circle – one of India’s largest collaborative giving platform for individuals – and co-managed Portfolio Services – one of India’s most intensive diligence and capacity building support programs for non-profit organizations. He has worked closely with pioneering organizations like Mann Deshi, SNEHA, Naz, Aangan Trust and ARMMAN, supporting them on business planning and strategy, organizational structure and HR, fundraising, financial planning and impact assessment.
Vishal moved to the Bay Area in June 2016 to strengthen Dasra’s US presence, and to engage local philanthropists in strategic philanthropy towards India.
Prior to joining Dasra, Vishal worked for 4 years under the Antitrust Competition Economics division at Charles River Associates, Boston, where he performed economic analyses for mergers and acquisitions and antitrust lawsuits. Vishal holds a BA in Economics with Honors from Trinity College, Hartford, CT, where he also co-captained the Squash Team (US inter-collegiate national champions).