Director of Capacity Building
As the Director of Capacity Building, Meher leads the training, education, and technical assistance portfolio for The Network, which includes overseeing the 40-hour domestic violence and specialized trainings. In her role, she also gives strategic direction to the overall growth of the Centralized Training Institute, co-chairs the Training Committee, forges new partnerships with allied sectors, and expands the training portfolio. Meher brings two decades of experience in advancing social justice and equity work while strengthening non-profit capacities to deliver impactful programs. She has led initiatives on gender justice, immigrant rights, economic empowerment, reproductive health rights, and youth empowerment while extending high quality technical assistance to partner agencies in South and Southeast Asia, East Africa, and North America. Meher holds a Masters in Social Work from New Delhi, India, and an Executive Leadership & Management certification from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She lives in Chicago, a city she loves to call home now.