- Ph.D. in Finance, University of Rochester
- M.S. in Applied Economics, University of Rochester
- MBA, University of Georgia
- Finance, Management and Leadership (including non-profits)
Meeta Kothare teaches Financial Innovation for Social Impact at the LBJ School. She is the founder and president of Neeva Solutions, a management consulting firm assisting organizations dedicated to social impact. She is also on the faculty at the Center for Nonprofit Studies, where she teaches a leadership class for nonprofit executives and volunteers. Kothare has more than two decades of academic, business and social sector experience. After completing her doctorate, she joined the finance faculty at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin, where she taught in the MBA, Executive MBA and Business Honors programs. Her research on corporate finance, governance and securities markets has appeared in leading academic journals. Kothare’s current interests include social innovation and the use of financial tools for social impact. Her areas of expertise include impact investing, impact measurement, social entrepreneurship and social enterprise. She is also engaged in community service and philanthropy in Austin. She is a member of Impact Austin, a philanthropic organization, where she has held several leadership roles. Kothare holds a Ph.D. in finance and an M.S. in applied economics from the University of Rochester, and an MBA from the University of Georgia.