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Devidasa Kawal, the Chief Operating Officer of the Help Us Grow Foundation, Featured as a Panelist at the Building Success Summit in Tampa, Florida!

June 11, 2024

Devidasa Kawal, the Chief Operating Officer of the Help Us Grow Foundation, has been a driving force behind the organization’s flagship initiative, the Help Us Grow Reading Program. This Program addresses the literacy crisis in the United States and globally, striving to provide high-quality literacy education to all children. Under Kawal and Broussard’s leadership, the Program has implemented innovative strategies to ensure that students achieve grade-level reading proficiency, utilizing advanced analytics to track progress and identify areas needing improvement in real-time.


On June 1, Devidasa Kawal was a distinguished panelist at the Building Success Summit in Tampa, Florida, hosted by Tommy Whitehead from TomCo Solutions, Inc. at the Coastal Collective in Saint Petersburg. The summit brought together leaders from various sectors to discuss crucial topics in nonprofit management. Kawal shared her insights on nonprofit leadership, emphasizing the importance of strong organizational culture and strategic vision. Her discussion on fundraising strategies highlighted the need for sustainable financial models and the role of community engagement in driving support for educational initiatives.


A key focus of Kawal’s presentation was the role of technology in scaling nonprofit programs efficiently. She detailed how the Help Us Grow Foundation leverages tech innovations to expand its reach while maintaining cost-effectiveness. Kawal emphasized that by integrating technology into their operations, the foundation has delivered high-quality literacy education to a broader audience without compromising quality. Her expertise in blending technology with educational outreach has been instrumental in accelerating the Program’s impact and making significant strides in solving the literacy crisis.

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