Anubha Rawat has over 20 years of experience working in the international development sector, in the areas of program and strategy development, project management and implementation, fundraising and communications, and grant making. She has worked in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, specialising in women’s health and MNCH (maternal, newborn and child health).

Growing up in India, it was through her experience of volunteering and working across a range of non-profit organisations, during the time the Indian economy was transforming, that Anubha recognised the powerful role philanthropy has to play in development.

Anubha is the Projects Director at the DAK Foundation, a private foundation based in Australia. DAK primarily focuses on sub-saharan Africa and Asia in three areas – women’s health programmes, focussed on birth injury repair and family planning, restorative eyesight surgery and the distribution of medical equipment with a special focus on Oxygen systems. Anubha brings her experience and insights to a wide range of programmes supported by the DAK Foundation and is passionate about program development and initiatives that are championed at the locol level.

Anubha also sits on the Board of Advisors for the Gould Family Foundation, USA to improve health outcomes for the poor and underserved in sub-Saharan Africa. She holds a Masters in Child Development from Delhi University and a Graduate Diploma in International Studies from the University of Sydney. She is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.