Rukmini Datta

Rukmini Datta
Chief Growth Officer, Start Up!

Rukmini has worked for over 20 years on issues of human development and social change across a large spectrum of the development sector. She has anchored implementation projects in rural and urban NGOs, and also created and executed support agendas at Tata Trusts and Cipla Foundation. In her two decades of professional work, Rukmini has functioned as an independent consultant as well as part of small- and mid-sized implementation teams. She has engaged in capacity development projects for non-profits and worked to strengthen the monitoring and evaluation of their work. On behalf of donors, she has worked with organizations of varying sizes on strategy formulation and progress monitoring and evaluation to ensure their compliance with the norms of the donor and grant agreements.

With a post graduate diploma in rural management from IRMA, Rukmini has extensive experience in writing, editing, analysis and documentation and served as the editor of Humanscape, a pioneering magazine for the development sector.

In her role as Chief Growth Officer of Start Up! she has, recently, launched the organization’s operations in Mumbai and takes forward the company’s commitment to incubating, building and strengthening a robust social entrepreneurship sector in India.