Gouri Sadhwani, Executive Director.
has worked with various civil society organizations focusing on human rights, social justice, education and poverty.
Prior to joining Akanksha, she served as Vice President of Campaigns at the BlueGreen Alliance and Deputy Executive Director at Amnesty International USA.
has also worked on labor rights here in the U.S. with the Service Employees International Union
, Local 32BJ and at the global level with the National Labor Committee
She has served as Executive Director of both the New York Civic Participation Project and of the Hague Appeal for Peace.
She earned her MPA from New York University's Wagner School of Public Service.
She was born in India.