Rachita Vora

Co-founder and Director

Rachita oversees content strategy, new initiatives, the website, and brand at IDR.

Before IDR, Rachita led the Dasra Girl Alliance, a Rs. 250 crore multi-stakeholder platform that sought to improve maternal and child health outcomes, and empower adolescent girls in India. She has over a decade of experience, and has led teams in the areas of financial inclusion, public health and CSR. She has also led functions across strategy, business development, communications and partnerships, and her writing has been featured in the Guardian, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Next Billion and Alliance Magazine.

Rachita has an MBA from Judge Business School at Cambridge University and a BA in History from Yale University. She is also a former professional athlete, ranked among India’s top 5 junior Squash players, and has represented the country at various international championships.

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