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Nisha G. Patel is a national expert on social and economic mobility and philanthropy in the United States. Her independent consulting practice, Powered by Shakti, draws on her more than two decades of cross-sector experience leading and implementing initiatives to increase economic opportunities for low-income families. Her areas of focus include philanthropic strategy, policy solutions, and public speaking. She is also a Senior Fellow at the Social Policy Institute at Washington University in St. Louis.

Restoring the American Dream

Published January 2018

Nisha G. Patel

Founder of Powered by Shakti

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