Meghna Prasad received her BA with honours from Smith College and her MBA from the Harvard Business School.
As an undergraduate, she majored in Economics and completed a Five-College Certificate in International Relations. She spent her junior year in Geneva, during which time she interned at the World Trade Organisation. She started her career at Washington, DC-based The Advisory Board Company, a health care think-tank, at which she held a number of roles spanning research and business development.
Her journey back to working in India started with the corporate development team of Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories in New Jersey. She returned to New Delhi with The Advisory Board to recruit their Asia-Pacific client base. Meghna then moved to Bangalore in a new role as CEO of India’s top brand consultancy, Ray+Keshavan/The Brand Union. She subsequently joined ThoughtWorks, a global software consultancy, as global business strategy director.
Meghna has interviewed and helped recruit college graduates into a variety of roles and industries. She has managed many of them and mentored them early in their career paths, including assisting with graduate school applications. A generalist to the core, she is a passionate advocate for a liberal arts education.