Bhawna Chawla

Bhawna Chawla

Director of Partnerships and External Relations, Stanford PACS

Bhawna joined Stanford PACS in October 2018, after ten years at that American India Foundation (AIF) where she served most recently as Deputy Director – Development.  In that role, Bhawna built a strong major donor program that included individual philanthropists, and corporations, in addition to foundation support. Bhawna is well-known and respected for her organization and oversight of AIF’s annual gala events with 600+ guests in San Francisco. Before her years at AIF, she was at Janani, an India based non-profit focused on reproductive health issues, using the private sector to deliver products and services to low- income segments in the states of Bihar, Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh.