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Darshan Khalsa

Darshan Khalsa has served on Third Wave’s board since October 2009. She currently serves on the Executive Committee and the Finance Committee. Darshan’s passion for social justice, organizational development and finance have led her to a career in managing nonprofits across a variety of issues. She is the former Deputy Director of Choice USA, a national organization that engages young people in creating and leading the way to reproductive justice for all. Prior to Choice USA, Darshan was the Deputy Director at the National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development, the first national organization addressing the housing and community development needs of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. In 2004, Darshan founded the Racial Justice Campaign, a program of Progressive Majority that works to support and elect progressive candidates of color to state and local political offices and to increase the collective political power of all communities of color. Darshan is a graduate of California State University, Sacramento and New York University School of Law.