VISION. STRATEGY. IMPACT.

Bio

Juhu Thukral is a social justice lawyer and founder of social impact ventures focused on rights and opportunity for women and girls, LGBTQ+ people, and Black/Brown/Asian/immigrant communities.

She is a policy, communications, and advocacy expert who brings a wide range of changemakers together and inspires them to drive social impact and create meaningful change.

Juhu is Founder and Principal of Apsara Projects LLC, a boutique social impact consultancy that uses a unique three-prong approach combining policy/advocacy expertise, communications strategy, and change management to guide our clients in achieving their social impact goals.

Juhu has been a founder and on executive leadership teams for social impact organizations with both domestic and global focus, including: The Opportunity Agenda; Narrative Initiative; Sex Workers Project at the Urban Justice Center; NY Anti-Trafficking Network; and the NYC Women’s Salon. She began her career at NARAL Pro-Choice Texas and with legal Fellowships at Equal Rights Advocates and the Center for Reproductive Rights.

Juhu Thukral

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

  • 21 Leaders for the 21st Century/Women’s eNews
  • Re:Gender Trailblazer
  • NAPAWF Everyday Shero
  • Elaine Osborne Jacobson Award for Women in Healthcare Law
  • Inaugural Speaker for the Anita Hill Lecture Series

IMPACTS

• Changing public opinion, cultural mindsets, and support for policy change on racial justice and gender equity issues

• Designing new values-based brand frameworks and training thousands of racial justice and gender equity leaders on how to talk about race, gender, and social justice

• Creating new criminal justice policy solutions, like record relief, and designing successful advocacy campaigns so there are now laws throughout the U.S.

• Advising philanthropy on building programs, strategic direction, and metrics for new donor initiatives

• Guiding philanthropy on building shared skills and capacity for global programs and partners

 

Apsara Projects

A boutique social impact consultancy that uses a unique three-prong approach combining policy/advocacy expertise, communications strategy, and change management to guide our clients in achieving their social impact goals.