Rachita Vora

Rachita Vora-Image

Rachita is co-founder and director at IDR. Before this, she led the Dasra Girl Alliance, an INR 250 crore multi-stakeholder platform that sought to improve maternal, adolescent and child health outcomes in India. She has over a decade of experience, having led teams in the areas of financial inclusion, public health and CSR, and functions across strategy, business development, and communications. Rachita has an MBA from Judge Business School at Cambridge University and a BA in History from Yale University.

Articles by Rachita Vora

steps in front of the supreme court--maja daruwala

February 15, 2023
Data and democracy
In this interview, Maja Daruwala talks about the role of the India Justice Report in reforming justice delivery at a state level.
One hand passing a baton to another_leadership transition

February 14, 2023
Leadership transition at nonprofits need not be messy
Safeena Husain and Maharshi Vaishnav share their experience with leadership transition at Educate Girls, with tips for organisations looking to do the same.
Image depicting a dachshund exiting a room that says "nonprofit funding pitches" that other animals are lined up outside of-nonprofit humour

October 24, 2022
This nonprofit life Ep 23 | 800 lb Gorilla
Need funding? Too bad.
Caricature of woman trying to buy a "climate lens" from a shop called "Lensmart"-nonprofit life

September 12, 2022
This nonprofit life Ep 22 | A climate lens
We also have rose-tinted lenses, 50 percent off.
Barbed wire_nonprofits

September 9, 2022
Why don’t nonprofits talk about their failures?
A number of risks, both real and perceived, stop nonprofits from talking about failure. Here's how various stakeholders can work together to overcome them.
Image depicting an octopus on the left and a peacock on the right-nonprofit humour

August 1, 2022
This nonprofit life Ep 21 | The animal kingdom of the social sector
In the jungle that is the social sector, here are some species you can catch a glimpse of.
Black and white illustration of Sushma Iyengar against a beige background

May 31, 2022
IDR Interviews | Sushma Iyengar
Recognised for her pathbreaking work in Kutch, Sushma Iyengar shares what led her to focus on the intersection of women’s rights and rural development, and why she believes the scope of women’s empowerment today is limited to economic transformation.
Illustration of a circus act with various performers balancing on top of each other, while the circus master looks on, in front of an audience_ nonprofit humour

May 23, 2022
This nonprofit life Ep 20 | The saddest circus in town
All the world's a stage.
Caricature of a woman making a CSR presentation as people sit with their laptops open_ nonprofit humour

March 21, 2022
This nonprofit life Ep 19 | CSR presentation
It's that time of year again. Sigh.
Two cartoon characters of men at a landfill, one of them carrying waste in his hands. The dialogue below says, "This one's also full, Raj. We will have to go to the next one over." Nonprofit life

March 14, 2022
This nonprofit life Ep 18 | Nonprofit landfill
How much waste is too much waste?
Load More