CEO, GIFT Global Initiative

Manna Dabholkar is the CEO of GIFT Global Initiative, former COO for the American Red Cross and Director for Round It Up America (RIUA) and currently serves as a Global Envoy for the Royal Family Pvt. Offices, Gulf Region and Global Goodwill Ambassador. With over 2 decades of leadership experience, Amb. Dabholkar stands at the intersection of Purpose and Profit. After leading one of the most prestigious organizations, her desire to be in the trenches and the zest to bring humanitarian relief to socially disadvantaged families and make the planet a safer place for our children led her to GIFT Global Initiative - a diplomacy organization that empowers children and families affected by violence, trafficking, and exploitation. Today under her vision and leadership, GIFT serves over thousands of children every year. Manna was appointed as the Global Representative for the Royal Family Pvt. Office, UAE for all matters pertaining to Trade, Commerce, and Humanitarian initiatives. She also serves as a Global Envoy to various Private Family Offices in the GCC and Asia and works closely with Socially Conscious VC funds to give a platform to new and existing companies with a social impact vision.