Director of programs Aarati Kasturirangan wins social innovation award

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From left to right, Bread & Roses staff members Casey Cook, Aarati Kasturirangan, Nigel Charles, and Lexi McMenamin at the Philadelphia Social Innovation Awards on January 24

Aarati Kasturirangan, director of programs at Bread & Roses Community Fund, was awarded first place in the Foundation category of the Greater Philadelphia 2018 Social Innovation Awards at a ceremony on January 24.

This award recognized Dr. Kasturirangan’s work launching and growing Bread & Roses’ Women of Equity program, a peer-led support group for women of color working in the nonprofit sector who are addressing diversity and inclusion efforts. “We are all thrilled for Aarati to be honored for her leadership in organizing communities of changemakers at Bread & Roses and beyond,” says executive director Casey Cook.

Aarati Kasturirangan poses with other honorees at social innovation awards ceremony

Aarati Kasturirangan (in blue) at the awards ceremony on January 24

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4 thoughts on “Director of programs Aarati Kasturirangan wins social innovation award

  1. richard baron


    Congratulations! Everyone at Bread and Roses knows how valuable you are, but it is always great to get some external validation. Great work.


  2. Dwayne Wharton

    Congratulations, Aarati! Happy to see you and the work of Bread & Roses being recognized. Proud and inspired!


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