Robin Sukhadia has 20 plus years of international fundraising, community organizing, corporate leadership, project management, music performance, and teaching experience. He is currently a Major Gifts Officer at the Colburn School in Los Angeles where he oversees a $10 million endowment fundraising campaign to double scholarships for students. Prior to his work at the Colburn School, Robin served as the Director of Development and Communications for artworxLA, an arts education non-profit organization serving continuation high school youth. Robin has traveled internationally on behalf of Project Ahimsa, an organization committed to empowering impoverished youth through music education, and served as the organization's International Grants Program Director working closely with NGOs worldwide to develop and sustain music education programs for the underserved. His work with Project Ahimsa earned him a Fulbright Senior Research Award in 2010 to provide music education for underserved communities in India. His research in India bolstered six music education programs across India and Nepal, each serving children in some of the poorest regions and communities of south Asia. Robin holds a B.S. in Biochemistry and B.A. in English Literature from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He completed his MFA in World Music at the California Institute of the Arts. Sukhadia is a tabla performer (classical north Indian drums) and has studied under Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri for the past twelve years. He lives with his wife, son, and goldendoodle puppy in East LA.