Vandita Morarka

Vandita Morarka is a development policy consultant, legal researcher and gender rights facilitator. Her areas of interest are gender justice, legal reform and youth capacity building. She has worked extensively with organisations, philanthropists, government bodies and politicians towards building development based action plans. She has intensively trained over 500 young persons in varied aspects of social leadership and has been instrumental in creating awareness of laws and violence amongst over 7000+ persons. She is currently engaged at Safecity as their Policy, Legal and United Nations Liaison Officer, India, where her policy led projects have been covered by Sweden TV and have been referred for action by the Railway Minister of India.

She also works at Strategic Advocacy for Human Rights and Red Elephant Foundation as a Legal Researcher towards expanding rights of women in South Asia and writes for various platforms on aspects of gender and mental health. She has won several awards for her commitment towards social service and is setting up her independent venture, One Future Foundation, which aims to create a better future by building up values of human compassion at the intersection of gender, mental health, legal reform and development policy through youth social leadership.