Founder, Managing Trustee, Executive Director
PriitiDarooka is the founder and executive director of PWESCR
and brings a wealth of experience in the human rights and social justice fields to our work.
Prior to establishing PWESCR, Ms. Darooka promoted women's and economic empowerment at the Ford Foundation in New York.
She was previously at UNIFEM, where she worked on violence against women indicators and assessment and on coordinating UNIFEM's work in Afghanistan.
As a consultant to the Center for Women's Global Leadership
organized a women's rights hearing at the UN Conference against Racism in Durban, South Africa.
Ms. Darooka was also National Campaign Coordinator with UNITE for its Global Justice for Garment Workers Campaign.
She has also worked with Manavi, a South Asian women's organization, and at the Urban Justice Center in New York.
has been involved in the Stop FTAA (Free Trade Area of Americas) campaign.
She has a Master's in Women's Studies from Rutgers University in the U.S.