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Anuradha Desai

Senior Vice President, External Relations

Anuradha joined Edvestors as the Senior Vice President for External Relations in 2013 and has been overseeing external relationships, marketing and fundraising efforts for the organization. A seasoned nonprofit executive, Anuradha has served in the senior leadership roles for over three decades at various local, regional and international organizations like Oxfam America, Citizen Schools, Boston Rising, International Center for Conciliation and Feinstein International Center at Tufts University. Over the years she has served on the board of regional and international organizations, including ActionAid USA, Oxfam America, Grassroots International, Circulo de Mujeres, and Massachusetts Service Alliance.

Anuradha received her Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, and was awarded the prestigious Presidential Scholarship. She also has a Master’s Degree in Urban Studies and Architecture from the Royal Academy of Denmark, where she was awarded the DANIDA fellowship. Anuradha lives with her husband in Boston, MA.