Neha Mahajan

Neha Mahajan (she/her) is the daughter of South Asian immigrants, and brings nearly 20 years of experience fighting for social justice. As a young activist, Mahajan developed political consciousness in movements such as immigrant justice, youth organizing, ending violence against women of color, and dismantling the prison-industrial complex. Over the last 15 years, she has led multiple philanthropic and community organizations in the Colorado ecosystem. She has supported a number of local organizing campaigns, from police accountability to housing justice, and played a critical leadership role in building the campaign that won paid family and medical leave for Colorado workers. She also worked at the national level to center the leadership of women of color, invest more deeply in grassroots organizing, and work more intentionally at the intersection of race, class, and gender. Mahajan helped to found Transformative Leadership for Change in 2017, and became coexecutive director in 2020.