Menaka Rodriguez has over 10 years of experience in marketing, business development, and fundraising for a range of arts organisations including museums, arts festivals, art councils and a theatre company in the United States and India. Menaka has been instrumental in building and developing the Individual Donors initiative at IFA. With expertise in research and report-writing, she has worked with several cultural institutions and international agencies on research projects and strategy reports. Menaka has a postgraduate degree in Archaeology and Indian History and an MA in Arts Administration. She has taught Archaeology and Museum Studies at the undergraduate level and also curated arts exhibitions. Her interests include reading, travelling, jazz, sculpture, and the performing arts.