Meet the new Director of Action Village India

Kavita is the Executive Director of Action Village India. She has over 16 years of rich experience working with Civil Societies and Research and Academic Institutions in India and the global south.

Kavita is a seasoned development practitioner with substantial experience in empowering communities especially underprivileged women, to lead the transformation. She has a strong background in conceptualising development-based interventions, managing various social development programs, efficient resource mobilisation, stitching collaboration, and developing partnerships mostly towards women’s economic empowerment and issues impacting women’s access to basic human rights. Her work is the amalgamation of implementation at the grassroots level and strategic planning at the leadership positions specially focused on designing and implementing livelihood generation and poverty reduction approaches.

Her decade long association with the Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) India, her work on social development programs with multi-lateral, bilateral, Government Institutions, and Corporates, and her research work with Academic institutions of prestige from the global north have added to her vast experience. She demonstrates the capacity to develop evidence-based strategies on various issues that deal with development challenges in some of the most challenging contexts. She is a social impact enthusiast and wants to bring lasting changes in the lives of the less privileged.

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