Deval Sanghavi

Deval Sanghavi

Co-Founder and Partner, Dasra

Deval Sanghavi has provided funders with intelligent investment strategies directing over USD 60 million into the Indian social sector over the past 18 years. He incubated the Dasra Philanthropy Week – a multi-stakeholder national platform and also initiated the Dasra Giving Circle – India’s largest collaborative giving platform. He has written articles for media publications such as Mint, Business India and Alliance Magazine and has been quoted in NDTV, Times of India, Economic Times, Hindustan Times and Mint. He was recently awarded the Forbes Philanthropy Award in the ‘Crossover Leaders’ category for 2014 for successfully transitioning from a thriving career in investment banking to the non-profit sector. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a dual Honors degree in Business and Finance from the University of Texas, Austin, is a Cordes Fellow and a founding board member of Magic Bus and Villgro.