Nidhi Sahni


Nidhi Sahni is a partner in our New York office. Her clients have included institutional global philanthropies, youth development organizations, and a post-secondary reform initiative. Her Global Development work includes projects with Goldman Sachs’ 10,000 Women and the Rockefeller Foundation. Her work has primarily focused on innovation capacity and understanding the value of innovation labs, strategic grant making, implementation, performance measurement, and constituent engagement.
Nidhi has co-authored the following blogs; “What the U.S. Can Learn from India and Brazil About Preventive Health Care,” on, “Four Social-Change Results That Innovation Labs Deliver,” and “Poverty’s New Home,” on and is featured in the podcast “How to Think About Innovation,” on +Acumen: On Leading Change.
Nidhi is a Board member of The Studyhall Foundation, an Education Foundation focused on women and girls in India. As part of this advisory role she has worked with the foundation to scale Digital Studyhall, an organization that uses digital video technology and mobile phones to extend the reach of skilled teachers into underprivileged classrooms in India.
Prior to joining Bridgespan, Nidhi was an Associate Principal with Marakon Associates and focused on Strategy development for Fortune 500 companies.
Nidhi is fluent in Hindi and holds a Masters in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University and a Bachelors in Mathematics and a minor in Drama from University of Texas, Austin.



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