Aparna Sanjay leads the US operations of the Catalyst Group of organizations. She oversees partnerships and fundraising efforts with key stakeholders. With two decades of expertise in business responsibility, philanthropy, social enterprise, and non-profit management, Aparna is deeply committed to fostering meaningful growth and scale. She possesses extensive experience in initiating projects from the ground up, grant-making, strategic stakeholder management, program development, and capacity building for social businesses and non-profits. Before joining ICF USA, Aparna worked as a consultant for small and medium-sized NGOs, assisting them in strategic planning, organizational sustainability, and board development initiatives. Previously, she served as the Executive Director at Social Venture Partners (India) and headed the Earthy Goods Foundation in New Delhi. She also led the CSR function for MphasiS, a prominent Indian technology company. Aparna is also an active member of the boards of HelpAge USA and World Pulse. Her educational background includes a Postgraduate Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, a Diploma in International Development from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), and a Certificate in Strategic Non-profit Management from Harvard Business School.