Associate Director, Dasra
A Dasra old-timer, Vishal began his Dasra journey in 2010 and spent most of his six years operationalizing the Dasra Giving Circle – one of India’s largest collaborative giving platforms for individuals – and managing Portfolio Services – one of India’s most intensive diligence and capacity building support programs for non-profit organizations. He 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.
Since 2016, Vishal has supported Dasra’s efforts in developing a strategic philanthropy movement for India, helping philanthropists in India, the US and UK make larger and smarter philanthropic decisions. Prior to joining Dasra, Vishal worked with Charles River Associates in Boston. 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).