Nureen brings considerable depth of international experience both in community development and servicing the nonprofit sector to her role as Senior Managing Associate. With expertise in developing recruiting strategies that meet distinct challenges, Nureen is adept at relationship management and cultivation with superlative project management skills.
Most recently, Nureen served as a Senior Associate for Isaacson, Miller where she worked on a variety of executive leadership searches in the nonprofit sector predominantly within higher education. In this role, she managed the full recruiting cycle from developing targeted research strategies to candidate identification and cultivation.
Her international career includes working with The Bridge Foundation, a leading micro-enterprise and micro-finance organization in Southern India, and as a Peace Corps volunteer in Fiji. In her capacity as a Community Development Officer with the Peace Corps, she worked with in close collaboration with the Ministry of Women on a rural women’s telecenter initiative. She has also held communications, fundraising and project management positions for Africa Now, Oxfam and the Said Business School in the United Kingdom. Currently, Nureen serves as a Consultant for ConnectInc – an organization that provides college internship and study abroad opportunities based in India, and is founder of the Artesan Gateway – an online resource for the global artisan producer and consumer community.
These notable experiences have shaped her understanding of human vulnerability and endorsed her belief that capacity building initiatives can positively impact the lives of people who are vulnerable and in the process of transition brought on by technological, social, economic and political change.
Nureen graduated from Calvin College with a major in History and Economics, and holds an MA in Development Studies from the University of Wales.