Muneerah Merchant

Chief of Advancement and Partnerships

In her 25 years of professional work experience, Muneerah has supported both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. For the first half of her career she worked as a management consultant at Price Waterhouse (now Pricewaterhouse Coopers) and The Parthenon Group. Her nonprofit work has focused on education and youth matters. Before joining CHC’s team, Muneerah has held administrative and development leadership positions at the Palo Alto Partners in Education, The Nueva School and Khan Academy.

Muneerah grew up in Karachi, Pakistan and now lives in Palo Alto with her husband and daughter.


  • MBA, Harvard University
  • MS, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Northwestern University
  • BA, Math and Electrical Engineering (minor), Smith College