Shay Upadhyay

Client Service Associate
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“Life is short, and it is up to you to make it sweet.”

– Sarah Louise Delany

Shay Upadhyay joined the Alford Group in 2022 as a Client Service Associate. Shay graduated from Indiana University-Bloomington with a BSPA in Nonprofit Management and Leadership and a certificate in Political and Civic Engagement. She has consulted for various nonprofit organizations, including The Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Pro-Choice Maryland, and Pro-Choice Virginia.

Shay is passionate about reproductive rights/health issues and domestic violence prevention. In 2020, she presented her workshop “Youth Defined Prevention Strategies” at the National Resource Center for Domestic Violence annual Town Hall. As a Senior Fellow at Pro-Choice Maryland, she led the Access Team Initiative. In her role, she facilitated local groups of Marylanders to improve access to sexual and reproductive healthcare in their respective communities.

Fun Fact: In her free time, Shay loves to do hot yoga, listen to the Armchair Expert podcast series, and love on her five-year old Beagle named Koa.

Select Clients:

  • American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Indiana
  • The Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence
  • Pro-Choice Maryland
  • Pro-Choice Virginia
  • WonderLab Museum of Science, Health, and Technology
  • Indiana University – Bloomington

Education & Credentials:

  • BSPA, Nonprofit Management and Leadership, Indiana University-Bloomington