Kavitha Mediratta


Kavitha Mediratta is the founding executive director of the Atlantic Fellows for Racial Equity, a leadership programme for changemakers working to dismantle anti-Black racism in the United States and South Africa and served previously as Chief Strategy Advisor at the Atlantic Philanthropies, where she led the foundation’s racial equity programs including its work on the school to prison pipeline. An educator by training, Kavitha has led funding, educational and research programmes to enhance community organising and written extensively about how grassroots organising has reshaped American public schools.