Diana Samarasan

Diana Samarasan is an independent consultant specializing in participatory practices in philanthropy and global disability rights. She served as the Founding Executive Director of the Disability Rights Fund (DRF), a participatory grantmaker that helped pioneer the inclusion of people with lived experience in global donor decision-making. Diana is on the Boards of the Center for Inclusive Policy, the Climate Justice Resilience Fund, and the Harvard Alumni Disability Alliance.