Dharitri Patnaik

Founder cum Executive Chairman (Trustee) - Humara Bachpan

Ms Dharitri Patnaik is the Founder cum Executive Chairman of Humara Bachpan. Dharitri has been associated with international development and the non-profit sector for more than 22 years.

Her areas of expertise are human rights, governance and non-profit management. She has worked extensively on tribal issues in Odisha, urban development and internationally on poverty eradication, knowledge management and public policy. She has worked with UNICEF, the Government of Odisha’s urban development department, Unifem, Action Aid International and Care USA. She has a Masters degree in Public Administration from Harvard University, USA, and a Masters degree in Social Work from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India.