Independent Consultant on Ethical Trade & Managing Trustee, We, The People
Vinita Singh has more than 22 years of experience in the development sector. She has worked extensively in the areas of livelihoods, citizens rights and civics education. Across all these areas, she has mainly focused on building people’s capacities to empower themselves with skills, knowledge and attitudes to take charge of their own lives. She has been involved in the set-up of a number of organisations including International Resources for Fairer Trade, Satark Nagrik Sangathan and National Homeworkers Group. Currently, apart from undertaking few select consultancies, she is fully engaged with enlarging citizenship education in India as Managing Trustee with We, The People. Her education includes a Bachelors in Economics, and two Masters - one in Management from SP Jain Institute, Mumbai and the other in Social Policy from the London School of Economics. Her core competency is in facilitation and mentoring. She is also an effective public speaker on causes she is passionate about – democracy, active citizenship and the Constitution of India.