Nirmala Garimella

Addressing Public Attitudes Team Member

A seasoned non-profit professional and a strong believer in community engagement, Nirmala believes smart and holistic solutions to problems of poverty can make the world a better place and strives to live up to that notion through her deep passion for charitable work. She is particularly interested in gender issues and girl’s education. Her interest in this area led her launch AIF new initiative, Circle of Hope, a giving circle of women philanthropists in New England and also deeply engage as a volunteer for DAWN worldwide.

She is also the co-founder of the community website , that covers local Indian Americans news in Boston. She has served on the Board of the Indian Americans of Lexington and the Lexington Education Foundation. She was one of the key members involved in the subcommittee of Demographic change in Lexington which was recognized as a 2015 Harvard Ash Center Bright Idea in Government. Nirmala has a Core Certification degree in Non Profit Leadership and Management from Boston University and is an avid traveler.