Empowering people for a just society

With a distinguished career in human rights and reproductive rights, Anika Rahman is a lawyer and champion for the advancement of marginalized and vulnerable communities worldwide and for diversity in all its forms. In recent years, including her tenure as Chief Board Relations Officer at NRDC, Anika has added the fight for climate action–indeed, climate justice–to her leadership causes in acknowledgment of the profound intersectionality of these issues. Her areas of expertise include nonprofit management and governance, DEIB (diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging), fundraising, strategic planning, and philanthropy.

A Champion of…

Human Rights

Gender Justice

The Environment

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Values-Based Leadership

Anika discusses her views of what lies at the heart of leading organizations:

“Our common humanity demands that we build and nurture movements and people so that we are a united force for a brighter future for people and our planet.”

      Anika Rahman