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Venkatesh Raghavendra

Venkatesh "Venky" Raghavendra is vice president of advancement at Safe Water Network, where he creates partnership opportunities with high net-worth individuals and corporations. Prior to this, he worked with Ashoka: Innovators for the Public and as chief philanthropy officer at the American India Foundation. He brings more than three decades of philanthropy and social entrepreneurship experience, and both teaches and speaks on social entrepreneurship and innovation. Venky is also a trainer and advisor to the government of India.