Pavitra Raja is a leader in social impact entrepreneurship. She has expertise spanning international law, geopolitical forecasting, and global business strategy. Pavitra is currently a thought leader at the World Economic Forum where she works directly with Fortune 500 companies and social change leaders to achieve systemic change across social & environmental challenges.
She also led programmes on social innovation at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, which brings together global leaders to create multistakeholder partnerships for a better planet. Pavitra’s campaigns have reached 15 million people globally, and she also co-launched several multistakeholder initiatives such as Bold Action for Women in Social Enterprise, and the COVID Response Alliance for Social Entrepreneurs.
Pavitra is invested in DEI and previously engineered several advocacy campaigns at the United Nations to protect the rights of minority and vulnerable groups. Her campaigns have influenced global policy.
Pavitra is a Board member, has penned essays for leading publications and is an expert speaker at global conferences such as the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos and the United Nations Regional Conference. She is the host of the social innovation podcast “Let’s Fix It”.
Pavitra is Indian-Australian, having lived in 7 countries and speaking 5 languages.