Partner & Co-founder, Dasra
Neera Nundy is the co-founder of Dasra. She leads Dasra’s field building initiatives in the areas of Adolescents & Urban Sanitation. In 2016, she launched the Dasra Adolescents Collaborative, a USD 50 million fund to foster multi-stakeholder collaboration to impact 5 million adolescent lives.
She facilitates key partnerships for Dasra, including one with Harvard Business Publishing, to launch the Dasra Social Impact Leadership Program, which is a first-of-its-kind executive education program for social sector leaders in India. She supports knowledge creation and has overseen 70 social sector research reports, driving USD 44 million in funding for hundreds of nonprofits.
She is a recipient of the Canadian Governor General's Medallion for her dedication to addressing India’s critical development challenges, and the Forbes Philanthropy Award in the Crossover Leaders category. Neera holds a Master’s in Business Administration from Harvard Business School and is an Indian Leadership Fellow with Anantha-Aspen Institute.