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Meenakshi Ramesh

Published on May 29, 2024 |

Meenakshi is passionate about working on social and civic causes and strongly believes that individual initiatives matter as much as collective effort. She is a founding trustee of Citizen Matters, an online magazine for increasing citizen engagement in solving urban civic issues, with chapters in Bengaluru, Chennai and Mumbai. She is currently Executive Director and CEO of United Way Chennai, an organisation that carries out holistic and sustainable interventions across sectors such as education, health, environment, livelihood, and disability. She has spent over seven years with Pratham, India’s largest NGO in education. Meenakshi also enjoys volunteering for local cleanliness drives and other civic initiatives. She has earlier worked with CRISIL and holds an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad.

“The best solutions to complex problems often come from those closest to the issues.”