Rajesh Mirchandani is Chief Communications Officer at the United Nations Foundation where he leads a team of skilled communicators working to advance progress on important global issues. In this role Rajesh supports the UNF’s programs including the Girl Up campaign, which promotes the health, safety and education of girls in developing countries. He also supports UNF’s work on DIAL (formerly Mobile Hub) to advance an inclusive digital economy for the underserved in emerging markets. Mirchandani has over 20 years of global journalism experience with the BBC. More recently, Mirchandani helped the Center for Global Development navigate a redrawn political map, bringing the substance and relevance of the Center’s pioneering economics research to wider audiences. On a wide range of issues, he has helped bring hard evidence to heated political debates at a time when power and influence in the world are shifting, and the traditional consensus around international cooperation is fraying.
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