Ms. Social Impact

About Me:

I am an electrical and electronics engineer from India. I have worked for 3 years at an investment bank (Nomura) as an equity research intern, credit risk analyst, and business manager. Post that, I have worked for a year at an US nonprofit where I have led their partnerships and fundraising efforts globally.


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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Manipal Institute of Technology

Undergrad Major: Electrical and Electronics

GPA: 3.1

GRE: 325

Age: 28,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Managing Editor, Manipal the Talk network // Member of SCIO (a nonprofit | CSR Committee, Nomura | Women in Risk Committee, Nomura // Gender lens, Noora Health

Work History:

Title: Partnerships and Development Associate

Industry: Nonprofit / B-Corp

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 1 mos

Title: Business Manager

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 4 yrs, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

– Averted $500 million loss for nomura by identifying risk timely, hence awarded highest bonus among Credit risk analysts in that year.
– Transitioned from Risk to Global markets due to exceptional performance.
– Transitioned to fundraising in the nonprofit sector full-time.

Post MBA Goal:

– My long-term goal is to be part of the executive leadership of a social stock exchange (SSE) in India and SEA as I firmly believe this will promote a culture of philanthropy in the region.
– SSEs offer a unified platform to tackle key challenges. They boost trust and transparency and standardize impact measurement, attracting more philanthropic capital into the sector.
– Short-term, I will work with impact consultancy firms like The Social Investment Consultancy. By collaborating with diverse nonprofits to measure impact, address social challenges and understand philanthropic trends, I will better be able to design the SSE in driving impact.


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