Start date with DI: November 2021
Where I am based: New Delhi, India
What I do: I provide advice, support and direction to Development Initiatives (DI) in my role as Board Member.
Previous experience: I have over two decades of experience working in the development sector, including working for the UN in India on its Sustainable Development Framework, Human Development reports and processes relating to social inclusion. Alongside my role at DI, I am currently the Executive Director of Centre for Social Equity and Inclusion, a collaborative organisation that promotes equity and inclusion in development interventions with a special focus on children and youth from marginalised communities. I am also the National Convener of the Wada Na Todo Abhiyan, a large civil society platform in India which promotes governance accountability to end poverty and social exclusion.