Ashoka Changemakers | Project Specialist, Changemakers | Washington, D.C. United States
Smita Satiani is a Project Specialist at Ashoka Changemakers's Making More Health initiative. Previously, Satiani worked for the William J. Clinton Foundation's Economic Opportunity Initiative based out of New York City, managing an Entrepreneur Mentoring Program for women and minority small-business owners in the U.S. in partnership with Inc. Magazine. Satiani has also previously worked for the Los Angeles Commission on the Status of Women, as a policy associate for RAINN (the nation's largest anti-sexual assault organization) and currently serves as a gender consultant for the Department of Justice's Office of Violence Against Women. She has been featured on NPR radio, Alternet, and as a frequent women's rights contributor to The Huffington Post. Satiani completed her B.A. at the University of California, Irvine, received a Master of Public Policy at USC’s School of Policy, Planning, & Development, and has also studied at the University of Cambridge in the U.K.