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Indrani Goradia

Founder

Indrani Goradia is a philanthropist and an advocate for women’s health and empowerment.

Indrani is a tireless advocate for girls and women, leading empowerment trainings in several countries around the world. She is a board member of Everywoman Treaty and Think Equal.

In 2013, Indrani joined forces with the global health organization PSI and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to transform the lives of girls and women and lift them out of poverty.

In partnership with PSI, Indrani’s Light Foundation launched programs in 2014 to eradicate gender-based violence in India and in her home country of Trinidad.

As an in-demand author, speaker, and master certified life coach, Indrani delivers keynote addresses and leads workshops around the globe. She has also participated as a speaker at the World Women’s Health and Development Forum at the United Nations.

In addition, Indrani has served as a keynote speaker and/or panelist at multiple international gatherings that include:

  • The Nexus Conference in Jamaica
  • The UBS’s “It’s a Girl” conference in Switzerland
  • The Global India Fund’s Girl Rising screening and panel in Washington D.C.
  • Women Moving Millions – A global community dedicated to advancing women and girls
  • The TEDx Port of Spain 2015 Conference
  • The 2016 Women Deliver Conference in Copenhagen

Indrani’s TEDx Talk, Love Expressed as Violence is a Lie, can be found here.

Indrani completed her formal education in New York City, attending Queens College and Kent State University. She recently earned a certification in Social Impact Strategy at UPenn and completed an executive leadership program at THNK in Amsterdam. Indrani is a master life coach and yoga teacher.

Indrani became a triathlete and marathoner at 50 and believes the body needs exercise. In her spare time she quilts and travels with her family.

Read more about Indrani’s speaking work here.

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Jeremie Miller

Director of Operations

Jeremie Miller serves as RAFT’s Director of Operations to strengthen and spread our message of empowering advocates. He is a Certified Professional Coach with over 20 years experience as a teacher, coach, and counselor. He has a Bachelors in Education as well as Science.

Having experienced the trials and tribulations of the trade first-hand, Jeremie’s passion for RAFT is deeply rooted. He has experienced the abuser side of the gender-based violence story through his past work in corrections, and has assisted survivors while working in crisis and suicide prevention. 

His contributions to the RAFT team include visioning, strategy development, budgeting, team leadership, content development, writing, and teaching. On a personal level, Jeremie also teaches his young son about gender equality and gender-based violence based on the work of Indrani and the RAFT team. 

Jeremie spends most of his time adventuring with his wife and son in Rossland, British Columbia, with occasional jaunts to various locations across the world.

Read more about Jeremie’s speaking work here.

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Alyce

Director of Education and Training

Alyce is a certified Life Coach and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Master of Social Work from the University of Maryland. She began her career over fifteen years ago as a counselor at a sexual and domestic violence organization and furthered her career as a Psychotherapist at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore. She facilitates our one and two-day RAFT workshops for staff at sexual and domestic violence organizations across the country.

Alyce is passionate about supporting the often unrecognized staff at sexual and domestic violence organizations and furthering her mission of “turning surviving into thriving.” She also trains new RAFT volunteers to help spread our message.

Alyce also works as a life coach, helping women build a life of connection, adventure and purpose. Currently, Alyce resides in Los Angeles with her husband and loves to travel near and far, always with a delicious cup of coffee and a great book.

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Mariam

Administrative and Outreach Coordinator

Mariam is a trained social worker and public health professional with a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology, a Masters of Public Health, and a Masters in Social Work (specializing in mental health). She provides administrative and technical support for staff and volunteers, and serves as RAFT’s outreach coordinator and executive administrator. 

With over five years experience in non-profit organizations and community health, Mariam is dedicated to decreasing health disparities and improving the well-being of communities. Her personal and professional goal is to support access to mental health, and reduce stigma around mental health and wellness—especially for women and communities of color. 

Originally from Nashville, Mariam enjoys traveling to different destinations and trying recipes from cuisines from all over the world.

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Esteniolla Harbor

Virtual Assistant

Esteniolla Harbor is a former high school teacher with 10+ years in the nonprofit sector fostering cultures of compassion, inclusion, and social justice in community organizations that serve youth. She is a seasoned facilitator and community activist with a lifelong commitment to supporting marginalized communities to be at the center and forefront of decisions that impact their lives.

Prior to RAFT, Esteniolla led a national healing justice project, which transitioned organizations on the frontlines of social movements from cultures of toxicity, discouragement, and burnout to joy, healing, and long-term sustainability.  

Though Boston is her first home, Esteniolla and her husband have settled in New Jersey where they are both actively involved in their local church community.