Maitri Morarji (co-chair)
Pronouns: she / her
Director of Programs, Foundation for a Just Society
For over twenty years, Maitri has leveraged resources in support of global women’s rights movements through grantmaking, fundraising, and philanthropic advocacy. Prior to joining FJS, she was a senior program officer in the Women's Rights Program at Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, where she coordinated the land and property rights initiative and oversaw grants for international women’s movements. Maitri has also served as a program officer for East Africa at American Jewish World Service, development officer for foundation relations at the Global Fund for Women, and policy associate at Grameen Foundation USA. She conducted research in the UN’s Department of Peacekeeping Operations on best practices in peacekeeping and conflict resolution and currently serves as the co-chair of the steering committees for Human Rights Funders Network and Fenomenal Funds and on the governance committee of the Girls First Fund. A native of India and Sweden, Maitri has a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of California, Berkeley, and a master’s degree in international affairs from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.