Shruthi Jayaram is an Associate Partner at Dalberg Advisors and directs Dalberg’s San Francisco Office. Shruthi focuses on advancing gender equality and social justice in the US and beyond, with a particular focus on increasing women’s power in the economy and addressing gendered violence. She has developed strategies and tools for clients in the public, philanthropic, and non-profit sector. Examples of her clients include UN Women, Blue Meridian Partners, the San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women, the Gates Foundation, the San Francisco Human Rights Commission, the Hewlett Foundation, Mars, Inc. and REDF.
Prior to joining Dalberg, Shruthi worked as an economist and policymaker. She holds a dual Master of Public Administration from Columbia University’s SIPA and the National University of Singapore, as well as a B. A. in Economics from St. Stephen’s College at the University of Delhi.
Shruthi is on the Advisory Board of two Bay-area-based organizations – Tahirih Justice Center, an organization that supports immigrant survivors of violence; and Career Girls, an organization that seeks to bridge the imagination gap between young girls and boys. She convenes the Gender Breakfast, a network of 170+ advocates and practitioners based in the Bay Area and advancing gender equality.