Rajani Gudlavalleti

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Rajani Gudlavalleti is the program coordinator for OSI-Baltimore, providing high-level support to the Deputy Director of Programs/Director of the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Program. In this capacity, she facilitates grantmaking activities; organizes stakeholder meetings and forums; and conducts research on criminal and juvenile justice issues, policies, and practices.

Gudlavalleti earned her Master of Arts in Public Policy from the Johns Hopkins University. During her graduate studies, she researched the gender-responsive approach to criminal justice policies and practices, and interned with Power Inside, a local nonprofit program that serves women impacted by incarceration, street life, and abuse.

Prior to moving to Baltimore, Gudlavalleti supported corporate philanthropy and grantmaking activities at the Silicon Valley Community Foundation in Mountain View, California. Gudlavalleti earned her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon. She is a member of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPNdc) and South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT).