Alam Bains heads Partnerships & Leadership Development at India Leaders for Social Sector. ILSS is a non-profit that works to build and nurture capacity and talent in India’s social sector.
Prior to joining ILSS, Alam worked as the Political, Press and Projects Adviser for Northwest India at the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, UK.
Here she led political engagement, strategic communications and project management for the British High Commission in the states of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Chandigarh.
She has also worked with the State Bank of India on implementation of various Government of India projects on issues such as Financial Inclusion, Women Entrepreneurship and Priority sector lending.
Alam holds a Master’s Degree in Sociology from the Delhi School of Economics.