Monisha Kapila

Founder and CEO of ProInspire

Monisha Kapila founded ProInspire to develop the next generation of nonprofit leaders. ProInspire is expanding the talent pipeline, developing professionals and increasing diversity in the social sector. Monisha’s vision to start ProInspire stemmed from her own experience transitioning from business to nonprofit, and her passion for helping organizations and individuals achieve their potential for social impact. She spent a decade working for leading organizations including Capital One, ACCION International, CARE, and Arthur Andersen.

Monisha has spoken about nonprofit leadership and social entrepreneurship to audiences across the country. She was selected for the National Urban Fellows America’s Leaders of Change, is a Scholar with the Aspen Institute’s Socrates Society, and serves as an Advisor to the Social Enterprise Program at American University. Monisha has an MBA from Harvard Business School, where she was recipient of the Dean’s Award, and a BBA with distinction from the University of Michigan.