Shankri is a DIAN India Programme Manager, based in Bangalore. She drives the LGBT+ Inclusion at workplace programmes and policy interventions, as well as designing and delivering consultancy trainings for clients in India on LGBT+ diverse topics.
Shankri is a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Expert, with more than 10 years experience working in Health and LGBT+ rights with Community Based Organizations, INGOs, United Nations and the Private Sector in India and the South Asia region. She has designed and executed various donor driven programs for LGBT+ people and other marginalised communities to deliver health and policy interventions. A well-recognised community leader and an inspirational speaker on the issues of LGBT+ and intersectional diverse topics such as race, religion, generations and multiculturalism.
A trained professional in social entrepreneurship and mass media, Shankri is well versed in English, Hindi, Marathi and Telugu. Shankri uses she/they pronouns.