Alumni Profile - Sandhya Murali

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Sandhya Murali

Sandhya Murali, MIT Sloan MBA ‘15, is the Co-Founder and COO at Solstice. Solstice is helping lower-income households reap the benefits of solar energy by making community solar projects more accessible for people unable to invest in rooftop panels.

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Responsible for finances, product development, solar developer relationships, and financial inclusion. Sandhya began her career in Barclays’ investment banking division in New York and London, advising on and executing public equity transactions for Technology, Media and Telecom companies, and was also deeply involved in Barclays Philanthropy. Her volunteer work included Endeavor, Women’s World Banking, and Barclays’ Social Innovation Fund. During graduate school, Sandhya worked at Buen Power Peru, a for-profit social enterprise that distributes solar lamps and water heaters to off-grid communities in Peru. She holds a BBA from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management, where she received the Sustainability Certificate.