An international fundraising and communication trainer and consultant, Rati Misra is currently the Director – Strategic Relations with Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled, a not for profit working since two decades for the empowerment of persons with disabilities. Rati is responsible for setting up the overseas fundraising operations for Samarthanam. focusing on the US and UK markets. Prior to this Rati was the Regional Representative with the Resource Alliance responsible for their launch and implementation of projects across countries of South Asia. A passionate advocate of disability rights in India, Rati is engaged with several organisations in various capacities, working to ensure inclusion of persons with disabilities across all sectors and causes. A post graduate in Economics Rati is a keen traveler and wild life enthusiast.