Juhi Ginger Dagli
Director of Global Leadership Development, Boston University
Juhi Ginger Dagli joined Boston University’s Global Leadership Development team in 2010 and was named Director, Global Leadership Development for India and the Middle East in 2014. Since that time she has expanded her regions to include Turkey and the Nordic countries. Ginger solely focuses on fundraising in international markets both identifying and connecting with principal prospects across fifteen countries. Ginger develops regional/country specific strategies to energize alumni and parent networks in untapped markets and leverages those networks to discover, connect and cultivate new donors for the university. She has successfully raised principal level gifts across these regions towards the university’s $1.5B capital campaign. She works closely with the university president, deans of all the schools and colleges and senior members of the development team, to engage alumni and to identify members for the President’s International Advisory Board and for the Dean’s Advisory Boards of all the schools and colleges. Ginger collaborates closely with the university’s international alumni relations team to help identify opportunities to enhance alumni engagement and develop strategies to strengthen networks through local alumni leadership empowerment. These networks play a dual role: to enhance the university’s presence in these regions and increase alumni engagement and alumni giving internationally.
Prior to joining Boston University, Ginger served as the Executive Director for The Dubai Initiative at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government with the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. During her work as Executive Director, she collaborated with the Government of Dubai to help establish a Dubai School of Government for public policy. From 1999 – 2005, Ginger worked as a senior analyst for Abt Associates Inc. – a public policy research consulting company – on domestic public policy projects in health, education, science and workforce development and international development projects focused on the health sector in the Middle East and Africa. All of these projects were funded by U.S government agencies.
Ginger was born in Mumbai, India and lived in her formative years between India, UAE, and Sultanate of Oman before relocating to Boston. She has a bachelor’s degree in marine science and aquaculture at Boston University.