Raji Kalra

Raji is the Chief Financial Officer at IRAP and oversees accounting, reporting, audits, and projections & analysis ensuring fiscal sustainability for the organization.

Raji joined IRAP in February 2019. Before joining IRAP, she worked briefly as the interim CFO for Shorefront Y and as a change management consultant for the NFL. Raji has spent over 15 years in the nonprofit space as a CFO and/or CAO for charter schools, museums, social service organizations and foundations. 

In her free time she is a career coach and a television actor. Raji also chairs the board of the Bronx River Alliance and is Vice Chair of a small nonprofit providing pro bono immigration legal services to undocumented people in the US called Justice For Our Neighbors (JFON).

All of Raji’s grandparents were refugees as children or young adults, thus helping asylum seekers is of great personal interest to her. She holds her BA from Columbia College, Columbia University, her MA in International Affairs focused on Human Rights from Johns Hopkins SAIS (School of Advanced International Studies), and her MBA in management and social enterprise from Columbia Business School. Raji enjoys traveling, cooking and learning and exploring new cultures and languages.