About the Author
Kavita N. Ramdas has served as president and CEO of the Global Fund for Women since 1996. She is a board member of the Women’s Funding Network, Mt. Holyoke Board of Trustees, and the Council of Advisors on Gender Equity to the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University. Her recent awards include the Women of Substance Award by African Women’s Development Fund, Juliette Gordon Low Award by the Girl Scouts of America, and Women of the Year for the Public Sector by the Financial Women’s Association.
Global Fund for Women is an international network of women and men committed to a world of equality and social justice; 2007 marks their 20th anniversary. They advocate for and defend women’s human rights by making grants to support women’s groups around the world. Paola Gianturco is donating 100% of her royalties to Global Fund for Women.