Monisha is theFounder and CEO of ProInspire, a nonprofit that activates leaders at all levels to accelerate equity at the individual, organizational, and systems levels. Rooted in the belief that leadership and equity are key to the systems change needed to maximize social impact, we design and deliver cohort programs, fellowships, workshops, coaching, research, and convenings. Founded in 2009 and based in Washington, D.C., ProInspire runs programs in six cities across the United States. ProInspire partners includeAmerican Express,Annie E. Casey Foundation, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Kresge Foundation, among others. ProInspire is a co-founder of Equity in the Center and the Impact Fellowships Summit. The Chronicle of Philanthropy named ProInspire one of 7 Nonprofits to Watch in 2015. Monisha previously worked for Capital One, Accion, CARE, and Arthur Andersen. She has an MBA from Harvard Business School, where she received the Dean’s Award, and a BBA from the University of Michigan. She is an executive coach and received her Certificate in Leadership Coaching from Georgetown University. Monisha is a Board Member of the National Human Services Assembly and Chairs the Board of AchieveMission. She is an Advisor to a number of groups, including Fund the People, FosterAmerica, and Goodwill’s New Market Tax Credit. Monisha has written about equity & inclusion, leadership, and career paths in Stanford Social Innovation Review, Chronicle of Philanthropy, the Huffington Post, and other publications. She teaches a human capital course as part of the Georgetown Nonprofit Management Executive Certificate program. Monisha has been recognized as Chronicle ofPhilanthropy’s 40 Under 40, HBS Leadership Fellow, American Express NGen Fellow, and National UrbanFellows America’s Leaders of Change. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, finding easy slow cooker recipes, and biking around Arlington, VA