Raj Aggarwal is the founder of Provoc, a communications firm whose vision is a world transformed by equity, beauty and love. With over twenty years of experience as a communications and technology strategist, he has led internal and external branding, marketing, and customer engagement efforts for more than 450 nonprofits and social impact firms. Raj actively helps to shift organizations into a space of compassion and equity. Raj keeps Provoc rooted in empathy-driven work by forging partnerships with values-aligned, visionary leaders committed to social, economic and racial justice. He has led workshops and talks at dozens of national conferences, and continues to play a pivotal role in leading movements, communities, and organizations to be more equitable, inclusive, and aware of personal biases and prejudices. As a lifelong Washingtonian, Raj is deeply rooted in the local community. He serves on the boards of the DC Fiscal Policy Institute, Nonprofit Technology Enterprise Network, Washington DC Economic Partnership and the Ben’s Chili Bowl Foundation. He is also the proud recipient of B Lab’s inaugural Anti-Racism and JEDI Impact Award.
You can learn more about Raj’s personal story on NPR, and more on his professional work