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Alifya Loharchalwala

Senior Program Officer, India
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    Languages Spoken: English, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati

Alifya Loharchalwala is the Senior Program Officer for India responsible for developing and managing grantee partnerships and other programmatic initiatives in India. In the past, Alifya has worked as a Strategy and Business Consultant at Intellecap Advisory where she managed projects in areas of Healthcare, Livelihoods and Education. In her most recent consulting project at UnLtd India, Alifya worked with Social Entrepreneurs and Impact Investors across India to convene dialogues on Gender Lens Investment and build an Inclusive Entrepreneurial Ecosystem for Women Entrepreneurs.

Over the last decade, Alifya has co-designed Organisation Development and Capacity Building projects in collaboration with leaders from innovative community-based NGOs such as OSCAR Foundation and Kranti in Mumbai.

In 2017, Alifya was awarded the Mica and Ahmet Ertegun Scholarship by the University of Oxford for pursuing a Master’s Degree in Gender and Development.

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Cynthia Steele

President and CEO

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Lee Colaluca (Takakjian)

Vice President, Global Marketing & Communications

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Theodoros Chronopoulos

Senior Program Officer, Africa & Russia

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Caitlin Mitchell

Manager, Programs & Learning

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Jayanthi Pushkaran

Program Officer, India

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Shelbi Goldman

Global Operations Manager

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Kayla Kohlenberg

Development Manager, Initiatives and Events

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Filiz Bikmen

Senior Program Officer, Turkey

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Wilson Ventura

Director of Finance

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Jacqueline Chen

Hong Kong Development and Engagement Manager

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Daniel Parnetti

Senior Program Officer, Latin America

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Charlotte Tweedley

Global Programs Associate

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Francine de Boer

UK Development and Engagement Specialist

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Tanvi Mishra

India Communications and Operations Specialist

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Rita Bonomally

Senior Program Officer, E/SE Asia

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Steffi Lee

Communications and Operations Assistant

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Alifya Loharchalwala

Senior Program Officer, India

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Larry Bloom

Vice President, Global Operations and Finance

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Kristen Woolf

Vice President, Programs

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Henna Hemnani

Corporate Development Manager

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Ricky Hui

Hong Kong Development and Operations Assistant

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April Yip

E/SE Asia Programme Associate

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Adam Heuman

Vice President, Global Development

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Sandra Costas

Senior Accountant

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Marli Gutierrez

Global Communications Specialist

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Prachi Gupta

Development and Engagement Manager, India

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