Pooja Kadakia Raval
Pooja Kadakia Raval is Senior Counsel at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. She provides legal support for the programmatic work of the foundation’s Gender Equity and Governance Program and Performing Arts Program. Additionally, she is responsible for managing legal issues for the foundation’s facilities team.
Before coming to the foundation, Pooja worked at Arabella Advisors supporting its work with the New Venture Fund. Prior to that, she was a political appointee in the Obama administration, working in the Asia Bureau at the U.S. Agency for International Development and in the Office of General Counsel for the Office of Management and Budget at the White House.
Pooja is a Bay Area native with a bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley and a law degree from Washington University in St. Louis. She is a member of the California Bar.