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Pavitra Menon

Director of Leadership and Professional Development

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Meet Pavitra. As a consultant, coach, trainer and facilitator, Pavitra helps leaders, managers, and board members of nonprofit organizations and government agencies navigate challenges in the areas of talent management, board effectiveness, strategic planning, team building, and leadership development. Pavitra also oversees our leadership development practice. 

All the important info. Pavitra has over 15 years experience in nonprofits. Prior to joining CRE, Pavitra worked with Ernst and Young in India in their Human Capital Consulting Practice. She is a former Board member and active supporter of Manavi, a nonprofit organization that supports and empowers South Asian women who are victims of domestic violence. She is certified in Clark Wilson Group: 360° Feedback Surveys and is a certified Hogan Assessment Coach. Pavitra holds a B.A. in Commerce and an M.B.A. in International Business from École Nationale des Ponts et Chausseés.

Other cool stuff she has done. Pavitra has co-authored a book with CRE colleagues Jean Lobell and Mohan Sikka called Meeting the Job Challenges of Nonprofit Leaders: A Fieldbook on Strategies and Actions.

You might not know. A mother of two, a wife, and a daughter, she finds herself juggling multiple priorities across two continents – mid-life and middle management share so much in common!