Sangini Brahmbhatt

Director of Development

Sangini Brahmbhatt is the Director of Development at Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago. She comes to the position with an enthusiasm for the organization and deep understanding of the philanthropic sector in Chicago. Previously, Sangini served as the Development Director at Arts Alliance Illinois and has held positions at the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago Cares, and The Night Ministry.

Sangini is a co-chair and planning committee member of Breakin’ It Down Conference, which dedicated to advancing racial equity in nonprofit, philanthropy, and fundraising. She is an alumni of Leadership in Democracy and Cultivate: Women of Color in Leadership programs. The Robert R. McCormick Foundation launched the Leadership in Democracy Program in 2020 with the goal to develop high-capacity civic leaders, representative of the communities they serve, who invite constituent participation and advocate for and implement inclusive policies. Cultivate seeks to build a cadre of emerging women of color leaders engaged in social, economic, and racial justice movements in Chicago’s region. She is an emeritus board member of Latitude Chicago.

A second-generation Indian and Chicago native, she resides in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood and is a novice art collector supporting bipoc artists.