USI – CFO of charity: water to present on non-profit leadership and opportunities

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Aditi Deeg, chief financial officer with charity: water, will serve as the 2020 Executive in Residence for the University of Southern Indiana’s Romain College of Business. Her presentation, “The New Non-Profit Paradigm,” will be presented at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 19, in Carter Hall. The event is free and open to the public. She will present her personal story and career development through both for-profit and nonprofit organizations. Her focus will be on leadership and financially rewarding career opportunities in the nonprofit sector.

charity: water is a non-profit organization that has impacted more than 10 million lives in developing countries by providing clean and safe drinking water. charity: water has funded water programs in 28 countries around the world – Africa, Asia, South and Central America. Deeg was the chief operating and financial officer of the Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc., a network of 140,000 women volunteer civic leaders in four countries empowered to create community change. 

In her current role, Deeg is responsible for being a financial strategist and partner to the executive team to ensure long term viability of the organization.  At AJLI, she also led fund development, human resources, and IT departments and oversaw the day-to-day leadership and general management of the organization.

Deeg serves as a Managing Partner and Board Member of Healthtech Women, a global non-profit organization that empowers female executives in healthcare to lead and educate the community about innovation impacting the healthcare ecosystem.

Previously Deeg held the position of chief financial officer at a mobile healthcare company, and chief financial officer and senior controller positions at large investment management firms.

Deeg received her bachelor’s degree from University of Maine and currently participates in various executive leadership programs.  

The Romain College of Business’ Executive-in-Residence program provides valuable insights into the business world through the experiences of business executives.

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