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About Kavita N Ramdas

Kavita Ramdas was CEO of the Global Fund for Women from 1996-2010. After three years leading the Ford Foundation’s operations in South Asia, she is currently Senior Advisor to the President on Global Strategy. She has been a board member at Princeton University, Mount Holyoke College, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, and currently serves on the Rockefeller Brothers Fund Board of Trustees.

Articles by Kavita N Ramdas

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Building a bridge to the future: towards a feminist UN

What will it take for the world’s women to shift the UN away from its paradigm of patriarchy and gender inequality and implement the Universal Declaration of Human Rights?

Philanthrocapitalism in denial

The super-rich new philanthropists want change. But their can-do know-how quick-fix solutions won't work in a world of systemic inequality and injustice, says Kavita N Ramdas of the Global Fund for Women.
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