4th Chandni Kumar Annual Lecture on Asian American Studies and Activism: “So You Want to Work in a Nonprofit”

Join Neel Saxena for a talk highlighting a journey working in and with Asian American nonprofits, lessons learned through that journey, and the authentic experience of leading an Asian American nonprofit. It will be an honest perspective of the experiences working at an entry level position to an Executive Director at an Asian American nonprofit, followed by a Q&A session.

Neel Saxena is a leader, collaborator, advocate, fundraiser, and Chief Advancement Officer at Fair Chance. He has 20 years of experience leading national & local nonprofits and local government, centered on issues around youth development, equity, language access, and nonprofit capacity building. He serves on the board at the Asian Pacific American Film in DC. His language access, Census, and Asian American advocacy has been recognized by local governments. A son of Indian immigrants, partner, father, he has degrees from the University of Maryland and American University.