Nureen Das

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Senior Managing Associate

Nureen brings 11 years of experience in executive search in addition to international experience both in community development and in 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.

Nureen’s portfolio spans human services, higher education, philanthropy, and social enterprises. She brings particular expertise to CEO transitions, operations, finance, and strategy roles, and organizations undergoing significant growth and change.

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 Saïd Business School. Nureen is founder of the Artesan Gateway – an online resource for the global artisan producer and consumer community, who are focused on providing employment & skills training through craft and sustainable fashion production, as a means of economic sustainability. 

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.

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