Director, Strategic Partnerships and Communications

Chandni joined the Open Future Institute in 2020 after working in the education and finance industry for the past decade. At Open Future Institute, Chandni leads the communication and partnership strategy. She holds a Master’s degree in nonprofit administration from Columbia University, an MBA from ICFAI University, Hyderabad and bachelor’s degree in Engineering.

Prior to her current position, Chandni served as a Director of Operations and Strategy for an international Education Company where she had been instrumental in leading several education projects both in the domestic and international space, supporting Ministries of Education across all stages of a system improvement journey, improving student outcomes at scale and pace. After 10 years in the for-profit space, Chandni knew the next phase of her life would be spent focusing on designing and executing projects that help foundations, philanthropists, NGOs, and social entrepreneurs to drive and strengthen their social initiatives. Her true passion lies in being part of an organization that leads social transformation and creates a positive change within the community which is what drew her to Open Future Institute.

In her spare time, Chandni loves reading non-fiction, traveling with her family, cooking, and eating pizza with her husband.