Leader in Practice 2021-2022

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Farai Chideya

Host, Creator, and CEO, Our Body Politic
WAPPP Leader in Practice
Farai Chideya is an American novelist, multimedia journalist, and radio host. She produced and hosted Pop and Politics with Farai Chideya, a series of...
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Deepa Purushothaman

Deepa Purushothaman

U.S. Board Member, Avasara Leadership Institute
WAPPP Leader in Practice

Deepa Purushothaman (Per-SHOTH-a-man) is a writer and speaker who recently cofounded NFormation, a company for women of color by women of color which...

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Rati Thanawala

Rati Thanawala

Founder, Leadership Academy for Women of Color in Tech
WAPPP Leader in Practice

Rati Thanawala spent 39 years in the high-tech industry, the last 17 as Vice President at Bell Labs. Rati came to the US from India on a Rotary Graduate...

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