Meenakshi Mahajan is the Director of Institutional Giving at Magic Bus USA with extensive experience in sustainable development, livelihoods and women’s empowerment in India and the US. Her role at Magic Bus includes developing and implementing strategies for advocacy, engagement, and fundraising from foundation, corporate and HNWI supporters in the US.
Meenakshi has more than 15 years of experience and started her career in Advertising before moving to the social sector. Prior to Magic Bus, she worked with the Ford Foundation’s India office in Sustainable Livelihoods and Micro-finance, and with CREA, one of the few feminist human rights organizations based in the Global South. She has consulted with organizations including the National Dairy Development Board, Sa-Dhan (Association of Indian MFIs), and Johns Hopkins University, and has a published article in a peer-reviewed international communication journal.
Meenakshi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Delhi University, a Diploma in Advertising from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, and a Master’s degree in Communication from Ohio University.