Pakzan Dastoor – Leader Advisory Research Team, Dasra

Pakzan leads the Advisory Research team at Dasra, a strategic philanthropic foundation based in Mumbai. Dasra works with philanthropists and social entrepreneurs to bring together knowledge, funding and people to increase the impact and scale of social change in India.  Her team studies various development sectors such as education, health, women’s empowerment, youth development, livelihoods and carries out primary due diligence of social organizations.

Prior to joining Dasra, Pakzan worked at The Akanksha Foundation, a leading educational non-profit in Mumbai, where she designed curriculum, planned community development programs and devised impact measurables. Pakzan has a Master’s degree in Business Administration with honors from S.P Jain Center of Management and a Bachelor’s degree in Management Studies with honors from the University of Mumbai.