Founder, Raft Cares & Founding Member, Maverick Collective
Indrani Goradia is a philanthropist and advocate for women’s health and empowerment. She is the founder of Raft Cares, previously Indrani’s Light Foundation, which is a nonprofit foundation dedicated to improving the level of care for domestic violence survivors by training and supporting front-line domestic violence caregivers in reducing compassion fatigue and burnout.
Indrani is a tireless advocate for girls and women leading empowerment trainings in several countries around the world. She is a board member of Everywoman Treaty and Think Equal. In 2013, Indrani joined forces with the global health organization PSI and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to transform the lives of girls and women and lift them out of poverty. In partnership with PSI, Indrani’s Light Foundation launched programs to eradicate gender-based violence in India and her home country of Trinidad in 2014.
An author, speaker and certified life coach, Indrani has delivered keynote addresses at conferences and leads workshops around the world. Indrani has participated as a speaker at the World Women’s Health and Development Forum at the United Nations. She also recently participated on the keynote panel at the Nexus Conference in Jamaica, the UBS’s “It’s a Girl” conference in Switzerland, Global India Fund’s Girl Rising Screening and panel in D.C, Women Moving Millions, TEDx Port of Spain 2015 Conference, and at the 2016 Women Deliver Conference in Copenhagen. Her Tedx Talk, “Love Expressed as Violence is a Lie”, can be found below.
Indrani completed her formal education in New York City, attending Queens College and Kent State University. Indrani has also completed the Certification in Social Impact Strategy at University of Penn
and an Executive Leadership program at THINK in Amsterdam in 2019. She is also a triathlete and marathoner in her spare time.