Balakumar Rajaram comes with 10 years of experience in the social impact sector, managing strategic partnerships in the CSR and global philanthropic ecosystem.
As the Engagement Manager, Balakumar’s role involves supporting and empowering corporates by helping them strategically mobilise their resources and solve some of the world’s pressing social challenges.
Before joining Sattva, he led program design and partnerships for Villgro specialising in executing social innovation projects in the areas of climate action, healthcare, and agriculture. He has worked with organisations such as Amnesty International, Habitat for Humanity, Akshaya Patra,among others over the course of his professional journey.
Recently, he led a program partnership between Villgro and US-AID. He designed a gender-focused programme aimed at incubating innovations in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Family Planning domains in India.
Balakumar holds a Masters Degree in Theoretical Computer Science from Anna University. He also earned a Graduate Certificate in Public Policy, Technology and Policy from Takshashila Institution.
At Sattva he is on a mission to enable his teams to realise their potential to create positive social change. He is passionate about empowering the lives of millions of Indians who struggle to realise their dreams.