Rujuta Teredesai

UK program manager

As GlobalGiving’s UK-based program manager, Rujuta develops and helps implement the strategy behind GlobalGiving’s support for nonprofits, and she helps lead testing opportunities for innovation. She also supports GlobalGiving’s iTeam, the group working to improve GlobalGiving’s own impact and the impact of its nonprofit partners. Rujuta joined GlobalGiving equipped with experience and skills she gained from the nonprofit sector in India and the UK over a period of ten years. Prior to joining GlobalGiving, Rujuta co-founded and led a nonprofit in India that focused on raising gender-equitable boys—an approach she is passionate about and continues to advocate for. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English literature and a postgraduate diploma in journalism.