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“Giving Is Easy” – Heroes of Philanthropy

Strategic Philanthropy | Mar 1, 2010

Journalist and novelist. Corporate wife and mother. Now, armed with a fortune from Infosys’ meteoric rise, Rohini Nilekani is intent on helping India’s poor.

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