Rama Murali has joined the Ford Foundation as a Learning Officer in the Office of Strategy and Learning.
Most recently Rama served as a Program Director for a Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation grant supporting a collaboration across three leading serious illness care organizations to scale up communication skills training and system implementation in the United States. Prior to that, Rama was the Associate Director of Global Learning and Training at Partners in Health (PIH) where she oversaw strategic planning, work planning, and budgeting for all training activities, and led the overhaul of PIH's approach to program planning and training.
In 2012 she founded CARE3, the first grassroots organization supporting Family Caregivers in India. Rama has also held positions with the International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH) India, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Glasswing International, and the Population Council.
Rama is a graduate of New York University, where she received a Bachelor's of Arts degree in Psychology. She holds a Masters of Psychology from the University of British Columbia and a Masters of Public Health from Harvard University.