Meera Chary is a principal in The Bridgespan Group's San Francisco office. Since joining Bridgespan in 2010, she has worked with a variety of nonprofit and philanthropic clients in the education, youth development, and community development fields. With these clients, Meera has worked on a range of issues including strategy development, growth planning, organizational effectiveness, and implementation planning. Meera is a member of Bridgespan’s Leadership and Organization practice. She has been a coach and facilitator of Leading for Impact®, Bridgespan's two-year consulting and capacity building program for nonprofit executive teams, and now leads the development of the Leadership Accelerator, Bridgespan’s series of online- and team-based programs.
Prior to joining Bridgespan, Meera was a consultant in Bain & Company's San Francisco office, where she worked on engagements across the retail, media, and higher education sectors. She also worked as the outreach program designer for GreatSchools, Inc., creating a unique program to bring K-12 education information to low-income parents.
Meera holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business and a BS in Mechanical Engineering, also from UC Berkeley. After college, Meera served in the Peace Corps in Uganda, where she worked with the Ministry of Education. She currently sits on the board of Pacific Primary, a nonprofit preschool in San Francisco’s Western Addition neighborhood.