President & COO
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Naghma Mulla serves as the President, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Board Member of EdelGive Foundation, the philanthropic initiative of Edelweiss Group – one of India’s leading diversified financial services group. Over the last nine years, Naghma has been instrumental in strategically driving the vision of social transformation by steering the holistic development of small to medium-sized grassroots NGOs spread across the span of India. Pledging over INR 3.31 billion as commitments towards the growth and scale of our partner organisations, EdelGive has supported over 150 NGOs since its inception. Naghma plays a critical role in enabling these commitments and triggering meaningful conversations by forging valuable partnerships with diverse international and national stakeholders within the ecosystem. Today, EdelGive has also built two successful collaboratives - The Collaborators for Transforming Education (in partnership with the Government of Maharashtra) and the Coalition for Women’s Empowerment (in partnership with Ford Foundation and Chintu Gudiya Foundation) – both created and nurtured by her. Naghma is also a member of the Core Committee of the India Climate Collaborative (ICC) – a collaboration of India’s leading philanthropies committed to addressing the climate crisis in India. She began her career with Bajaj Allianz General Insurance and played an instrumental role in their foundational team. She is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and has earned a Master of Commerce (M.Com) degree from the University of Pune.