Speaker - Kavita Ramdas

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Kavita N. Ramdas has won numerous awards for her vision and advancement of an inclusive philanthropy in which donors and grantees are treated as equal partners. In 2005, Kavita traveled to Ghana to receive the Women of Substance Award from the African Women's Development Fund, for her significant contribution to women's rights in Africa. Also in 2005, Kavita received the Juliette Gordon Low Award for her significant contributions to advancing women's human rights and for being exemplary role model for girls and women. In 2004, Financial Women's Association named Kavita Woman of the Year for the Public Sector; and Women and Philanthropy gave her the LEAD (Leadership for Equity and Diversity) Award for her championship and commitment to funding the global human rights of women and girls. KQED public television recognized her as a 2004 Bay Area Local Hero.

She serves on the Board of Trustees of Mount Holyoke College, Massachusetts. She is a member of the Advisory Council to the Ethical Globalization Initiative, a venture of Mary Robinson, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. She also serves on the Council of Advisors on Gender Equity to the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University and the Women's Rights Prize of the Gruber Foundation.

2 Programs

Women Who Light The Dark

10.01.07 | 01:04:32 min | 1 comment

Kavita Ramdas

05.25.06 | 00:55:52 min | 2 comments