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Riddhi Chhaya

Sr Director, Fundraising and Development
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Favorite quote
"Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light."
— Prof. Albus Dumbledore
Favorite Aspect of CFT
"Working to make an impact on students' lives! And of course, the awesome team!"
Joined CFT

Riddhi works on the Development team at Educate Texas, researching and scoping out new institutional funders, ensuring high-quality stewardship of our existing grant funding and writing new grant proposals.

Prior to moving to Dallas, Riddhi worked for Bear Stearns in mergers and acquisitions and for Coopers & Lybrand in the corporate finance department.

Riddhi holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, and a master’s in finance from the London Business School.


More recently, Riddhi’s volunteer commitments have included working with several nonprofits and social businesses.

Riddhi’s Favorites
Social equity
Local Restaurant
Sixty Vines
Place to take out-of-towners
Klyde Warren Park, Sixth Floor Museum, White Rock Lake
Traveling near and far

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