Darshan Khalsa

Organizational Growth Director

As our Organizational Growth Director since 2016, Darshan Khalsa leads human resources, technology and operations to embody our mission, culture and values. A senior nonprofit leader for fourteen years, Darshan has long been passionate about strengthening sustainability and resources for the amazing people who work in social justice movements, especially racial and gender justice. From 2014 to 2016, she managed operations and human resources at Asian Health Services, a community health center in Oakland, CA. She has also served as the Managing Director at the Center for Media Justice, Deputy Director at Unite for Reproductive and Gender Equity (URGE), and Deputy Director at the National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development. She is currently chair of URGE’s Board of Directors and served on the Board of Directors of the Third Wave Foundation from 2009 to 2014. Darshan holds a BA from California State University, Sacramento, and a JD from New York University School of Law. Darshan loves thinking and talking all things health and healing and enjoys hiking, cooking, reading, practicing yoga, and wandering with her feet and her mind.