Chandini Gandhi

Senior Associate, Finance

Education is the key to development! With the correct education data policies in place, we can help guide future generations to grow, succeed, and make an impact in the world.

Chandini supports the finance and operations team across all aspects of its work. She works closely with the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to align organizational financial goals in support of DQC’s vision, mission, objectives, goals, work plan, and activities. She assists with setting and meeting fundraising goals, strategic financial planning, and organizational growth.

Before joining DQC in 2018, Chandini worked as a Senior Financial and Tax Accountant for a local CPA firm and has also worked as Finance Associate at local DC nonprofits.

Chandini earned a bachelor’s of business administration degree in finance and a master’s degree in international finance from the University of Westminster (London, UK).

Chandini likes to travel, especially to national parks in the US and visiting different cultures internationally. Chandini took a month off to visit Europe in the summer of 2018. Chandini also enjoys reading fiction.

Why do you do this work? I believe that education is the key to development and success, always!

What is your favorite DQC resource? Our blog post on Puerto Rico’s report card.

If you could have dinner with three people, who would they be? Mahatma Gandhi, Elon Musk and Indira Nooyi.