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Rati Bishnoi

Title Program Manager
Organization Catapult

Rati Bishnoi is a program manager at Catapult. Rati is one of our partner gurus. She works with partnering organizations using Catapult to launch projects, making sure the platform represents the spectrum of work going on globally to end gender inequality.

Rati brings more than six years of editorial and project management experience to Catapult. In addition to a master's in public policy and administration from New York University, she's earned her chops in Washington, D.C., as a health care policy editor and a defense reporter. She also served as a board member of Asha for Women, a non-profit serving South Asian American survivors of domestic violence. Rati joined Women Deliver in 2011, and transitioned to Catapult as one of the founding staff members in 2012.

When Rati's not working with partners, she's traveling, taking photos and spending time with people who make her laugh.

Posts By Rati Bishnoi

Celebrate Solutions: Empowering Maasai Girls Through Education

The Kakenya Center for Excellence shares an update on what has happened so far with its Empowering Maasai Girls through Education project, which fully funded on Catapult earlier this year.

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Celebrate Solutions: Banishing Female Sexual Mutilation—One Community at a Time

In Kayes, Mali, nearly every woman experiences female sexual mutilation (FSM). However, two organizations are educating people about this harmful practice, one community at a time. As a result, 100 villages have officially abandoned FSM.

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Celebrate Solutions: Improving Literacy and Driving Change Through SMS Text Messaging

Using cell phones and text-message based literacy and numeracy training is helping Senegalese girls and women dramatically improve their ability to communicate with each other and their communities, according to an evaluation of a pilot program by Dakar, Senegal-based NGO Tostan.

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Celebrate Solutions: Women's Groups Improve Lives in India

For 20-year-old Madhu, being part of Sanmitra Trust’s self-help group has helped her get a job, feed and educate her children, and receive HIV treatment.

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