Rachita Vora
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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


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.
Illustration of Sushma Iyengar, a social activist and founder of Kutch Mahila Vikas Sangathan (KMVS), an organisation that seeks to empower women to become capable and confident decision-making partners in their village, community, and regional development initiatives. - women's empowerment

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?
a cartoon of two crows sitting on a black line, the left crow talking to the right. To their left, there is an image of a while ball and nest full of eggs.-nonprofit humour

December 6, 2021
This nonprofit life Ep 17 | 360 degree smog-proof technology
We all need the 'City Sphere 9000'.
Women marching with slogans-women's empowerment

December 2, 2021
Learning from the grassroots
Sujata Khandekar, Founding Director, CORO on integrating grassroots knowledge and lived experience into how we think about and approach social change.
Hritik Roshan's still from the movie Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara with the subtitle saying it's not funny. When you wish the HR in your life is Hrithik Roshan, but it's only Human Resources.

November 22, 2021
Everyone’s love-hate relationship with HR
When you wish the HR in your life is Hrithik Roshan, but it's only Human Resources.
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