Senior Vice President, Program Operations
Nanda Prabhakar, who joined the Mission Society in March 2015, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker experienced in providing services to at-risk youth and families and working specifically with court-involved youth. As Senior Vice President of Program Operations, Nanda oversees the program operations and day-to-day leadership of the Mission Society’s programmatic divisions: Education & Program Development, Contracts & Outcomes, Youth Advocacy Programs, Children’s Programs, and Career & Education Pathways, which support a portfolio of 17 diverse youth-serving programs.
Prior to her current position, she served as the Mission Society’s Senior Director of Adolescent and Young Adult Programs. Previously, Nanda acted as the Coordinator of Social Work Services for the Office of the Kings County District Attorney’s Youth and Congregations in Partnership (YCP) program, an alternative to incarceration program for Brooklyn youth involved in the juvenile and criminal justice system. While with YCP, she designed and facilitated youth development and job readiness workshops, provided individual and group therapy, and created paid and unpaid internship opportunities for youth.
A Brooklyn resident, Nanda holds a Masters of Public Administration from Baruch College, a Masters of Social Welfare from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bryn Mawr College.