The Terry Global Speaker Series Presents: Kavita Ramdas

Kavita Ramdas will be speaking at the Frederic Wood Theatre at the University of British Columbia, 12:30pm on Monday, March 26.

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In partnership with the Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies, Allies at UBC, and the Office of the President.


As former President and CEO of the Global Fund for Women, Kavita employed her entrepreneurial skills and unique vision to turn the Fund into the world’s largest public foundation for women’s rights. Connecting over 4,200 feminist organizations in 172 countries, the fund empowers women everywhere in struggles for social, political, and economic rights.

Kavita Ramdas is the current Executive Director and co-founder of Ripples to Waves, Stanford University’s program on social entrepreneurship and development. By forging links between grassroots activism, philanthropy, academia, and the private sector, Kavita is a powerful advocate for positive social change.


Lecture and Q&A.


Monday, March 26 at at 12:30 pm.


Kavita Ramdas will be speaking at Frederic Wood Theatre at the University of British Columbia.


From climate change to gender equality to global development, Kavita will share stories to demonstrate that women are at the forefront of progressive social change. A passionate philanthropist, accomplished entrepreneur, and visionary leader, Kavita Ramdas is the embodiment of her belief that women are propelling the world forward.

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