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Gouri Sadhwani

Executive Director

The Akanksha Foundation

HQ Phone:  +44 7541 256635

Direct Phone: (917) ***-****direct phone

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The Akanksha Foundation

2 Laurier Road

London, Greater London, NW5 1SG

United Kingdom

Company Description

The Akanksha Fund Inc. is a not-for-profit organization that works to raise support and awareness in the U.S. and funds educational opportunities for disadvantaged children in India. Our programs enable some of the most marginalized children in the world to ma...more

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Background Information

Employment History

Adjunct

City University of New York


Affiliations

Amnesty International

Deputy Executive Director


Blue-Green Alliance

Vice President of Campaigns


Sakhi

Board Member


Education

MPA

New York University's Wagner School of Public Service


Master of Public Administration

Wagner School of Public Service at New York University


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Staff

Gouri Sadhwani, Executive Director
Gouri has worked with various civil society organizations focusing on human rights, social justice, education and poverty for over two decades. Prior to joining Akanksha, she served as Deputy Executive Director at Amnesty International USA where she led Amnesty's work on domestic and international human rights campaigns. She 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 worked on bringing together environmental and labor public policy as Vice President of Campaigns at the Blue Green Alliance. She earned her MPA from New York University's Wagner School of Public Service. Born and partially raised in India, she joined the Akanksha Fund in 2013 with a desire to contribute to work being done to empower India's underserved communities.


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Gouri Sadhwani
Gouri Sadhwani, Executive Director. Gouri 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. She 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. Gouri Sadhwani


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Gouri Sadhwani, Executive Director.
Gouri 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. She 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. Gouri Sadhwani Learn More:


Mission Statement

"Left to right: Sunil Oommen (Amnesty International U.S.A.) with Brande Stellings (Secretary of Akanksha Fund Board and VP at Catalyst) and Gouri Sadhwani (Executive Director of The Akanksha Fund) at a reception in honor of Akanksha at Junoon in April 2014."
"Board Member Fally Malkani and Executive Director Gouri Sadhwani at Akanksha Fund's Spring Celebration, Junoon NYC April 2015"


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