NLN39: Equipping and Empowering Board Members and Community Leaders to Make a Difference with Megha Desai

Welcome to Episode 39 of the podcast with our guest who is the Director of the . Topics we discuss include the transition from a family foundation to a public foundation, an innovative way to effectively get the word out about your nonprofit, connecting your board members to the mission, and building trust and long-term relationships with those you serve.

Megha is the Director of the Desai Foundation, an organization that empowers women and
children through community programming to elevate health and livelihood both in the U.S. and in India. She is also the Founder of MSD (Marketing Strategy Dharma) a branding and strategic partnership advisory serving social good and startup brands.

The Key Points covered in this podcast discussion are:
  • Raising Visibility through Targeted Events
  • The Evolution of a Board: From Family to Formal
  • Connecting Board Members to the Mission
  • Accomplishing Goals by Staying Behind the Scenes
  • Overcoming Distrust by Getting to Work

Click here to view the transcript.

Episodes are also available via Stitcher, iTunes, GooglePlay, and iHeartRadio.

Visit to learn more about our podcasts and to sign up to receive notifications as new episodes are released (every 2-3 weeks).


Comments are closed.