Megha Bansal Rizoli

Director, Employer Mobilization

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Megha Bansal Rizoli is a director in JFF’s Employer Mobilization practice. She drives strategy for and thought leadership on the role private-sector employers and institutions play in creating equitable economic mobility.

Previously, as JFF’s director of organizational strategy, she helped align the organization’s CEO and executive team around a guiding North Star, an organizational theory of change that she also helped define. Megha assisted with setting strategic focus areas and an impact framework for JFF's fieldwork related to the North Star.

Megha has over 15 years of experience working in strategy and innovation. She started her career working for the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, dabbled in research and analytics at the Brookings Institution, and spent nearly a decade at Monitor Deloitte. Megha holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, an MPP from the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University, and dual bachelor’s degrees from the University of Maryland.

Megha is a former fellow at the World Economic Forum, where she was lead researcher and author of “Activating a Seamless Integration Mobility System (SIMSystem): Insights into Leading Global Practices.” She coauthored the book “Beyond the Noise: The Megatrends of Tomorrow’s World.” While at Deloitte, she managed a multi-year research effort for the Chief Executive Program and another on smart rural communities. Recently, Megha was lead author of a Fast Company op-ed and organizational perspective on overturning Roe vs. Wade, featured in Fortune, and led a panel at SXSW EDU 2023.

Megha embeds a deep focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion in her work. She identifies as a proud first-generation South Asian cisgender woman and lives in greater Boston with her husband, daughter, and 100-pound dog.