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Kavitha Misra

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Kavitha Misra is the Gender Advisor at Veterinarians Without Borders North America/Vétérinaires Sans Frontières Amérique du Nord.

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Kavitha Misra

Gender Advisor

Kavitha Misra is an accomplished international development professional with over a decade of experience dedicated to advancing gender, education and health initiatives across diverse cultural landscapes. Hailing from Canada, Kavitha has also left a mark on the field through her work in India, Lao PDR, and Vietnam.

With a keen focus on gender and health and commitment to empowering marginalized communities, Kavitha has spearheaded transformative projects that foster inclusivity and equality. Through examination and understanding of gender dynamics, she has crafted strategies that address the unique challenges faced by women and other marginalized groups. She has also played a pivotal role in designing frameworks that have contributed to broader discussions on inclusive development practices.

Her dedication to education is evident in her efforts to empower communities through knowledge dissemination. She has extensive experience creating platforms for learning and growth through designing educational programs and capacity building initiatives.

Her journey in international development is reflective of her genuine belief in the transformative power of gender-inclusive health initiatives.

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