Preeti Shroff-Mehta

Northwestern University - United States

Preeti Shroff-Mehta currently serves as a professor and director of executive programs at Medill at Northwestern University.  She has more than 25 years of work experience in international development and academic management with global institutions including the World Bank, USAID, UN, World Learning, John’s Hopkins, University of Maryland, and School for International Training (SIT) in Washington DC, Vermont and around the world.  She is the Associate Editor with The Journal of Sustainable Marketing (JSM).

She offers professional and executive courses in Circular Economy and Business Sustainability, Change Management Leadership, Strategic Communications, Luxury Brand Management, Digital Business Strategy and Place Branding. Her multiple book publication projects include Global and Digital Governance Reform, Women’s Leadership Path, Sustainability and ESG Maturity: Digital, Start-Ups to Legacy Organizations.

She worked as the Dean, MICA - School of Ideas in India specializing in management, marketing, digital transformation, communication and creativity. She has led leadership, management and executive development programs for corporate clients. She led global partnerships for MICA studies on global governance, women’s leadership path in India, China and the U.S. She served as the chair, MICA's Center for Development Management and Communication (CDMC).

She is the former Dean of World Learning – School for International Training, SIT in Washington DC and Vermont. She has extensive experience in the field of international management and development, democratic governance, public and private sector leadership, experiential learning, and civil society capacity development. Her experience includes varied international projects involving program management and training in leadership across Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe, and North America. Over the years, she has worked with multiple international organizations and projects in various countries, including the World Bank, USAID, UNDP, US State Department’s Bureau of Human Rights (DRL), Middle Eastern Peace Initiative (MEPI), World Bank, Institute for Inclusive Security, Peace Corps, Atlas Corps, Ford Foundation, The Zonta Foundation, Canadian Ministry for Economic Development, OXFAM, Social and Health Ministry of Government of Finland, Misereor of Germany, UNICEF and Government of India.

She serves as the board member for multiple global and country specific education and corporate institutions. She has been appointed as the senior advisor, Institute for Development Impact, Washington, DC - The Gates Foundation and MARS Consortium Initiative for Inclusive Global Supply Chains.  Her passion is to promote sustainable enterprises and brand innovations for stakeholder engagement across countries and cultures.