Executive Director


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Neil Makhija

The son of Indian immigrants who made Pennsylvania’s coal country home, Neil Makhija is a public interest attorney and an educator. He teaches election law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, has advised candidates and philanthropies in Pennsylvania and nationally, and was a Democratic candidate for the Pennsylvania legislature in 2016, outperforming the presidential ticket by 14 points in the district. As an attorney, Makhija has represented essential workers and communities impacted by the opioid epidemic.

Contact Neil at nmakhija@iaimpact.org.