Sarika Sinha

Program Teaching Staff

Sarika Sinha joins Coady Institute as a Program Teaching Staff member leading our global women’s leadership programming. She is a part of the autonomous women’s movement in India and was most recently one of the directors of ActionAid International in addition to being a lead on women’s rights. She has a diverse experience of working across India and some parts of the globe with the most marginalized communities. She has worked with indigenous people dying of starvation, caste based sex workers, manual scavengers, and children in difficult circumstances.

Sarika has been a part of several governmental platforms and commissions in India. She has been a part of women’s committee of Governor of Madhya Pradesh, the State secretariat of Madhya Pradesh, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Border Security Force, and many others. She played a key role in drafting several policies across the country and has been instrumental in rolling out primary health care workers and a one stop crisis centre in India. 

Sarika is a Chevening scholar and has studied at London School of Economics from which she holds a MSc in Gender, Development and Globalisation.