Nishima Chudasama

Dir of Programs
Nest Foundation

Nishima Chudasama is the Director of Programs at Nest Foundation and primarily focuses on developing sexual violence prevention education programs. An accomplished project manager, Nishima previously served was the Campaign Producer and Production Manager of the Girl Rising campaign and Associate Producer of the Girl Rising film, where she collaborated with international NGOs to produce short films about girls’ education and human rights issues. Before moving into social impact films, Nishima honed her project management skills in higher education and development at several organizations, including UNICEF and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Nishima holds a master’s degree with distinction in Art History and Archaeology from SOAS - University of London, with a concentration on post-colonial theory, and graduated summa cum laude from Emory University with degrees in English and Women’s Studies.



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