Ingrid Srinath has been a passionate advocate for Human rights, Social Justice and Civil society forover 20 years. She is presently Founder Director of the Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy atAshoka University. A graduate of the IIM Calcutta (1984-86), Ingrid transitioned from her 12-yearcareer in advertising to the non-profit sector in 1998 with CRY (Child Rights and You), where she wasCEO from 2004 – OK She then served as Secretary General at CIVICUS. World Alliance for CitiLetrParticipation, as Executive Director of CHILDLIKE India Foundation, and as CEO of Hivos India.Ivis..Srinath is a member of the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on SystemicInequalities and Social Cohesion, Niti Aayog's Civil Society Sub-Committee and SEBI's technicalcommittee on the Social Stock Exchange.
She has served on the advisory boards of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), theUnited Nations Development Co-operation Forum (UN DCF), the World Economic Forum (WEF), theYoung Lives project at Oxford University, Alliance magazine, Hasirudala, Danamojo, the Pr ajnyaTrust, hidia Development Review (IDR), the Centre for African Pliildlitliropy and Social Investment(CAPS!) and Fair Share of Women Leaders and on the boards of the Worldwide Initiative fur Giant-rnaker Support (WINGS), the INGO Accountability Charter, The Rules, Public Interest Registry, theMuseum of Art and Photography, Resource Alliance and Majlis Law.
In 2020, Ingrid received the Distinguished Alumna Award for services to business and society fromher alma mater, IIM Calcutta.