Country director, India
Three words that best describe her
compassionate, consistent, courageous
What’s her role and connection to the cause?
A strategic and forward-looking professional, Nancy Anabel advocates for issues related to inclusivity and sustainable development. She has led transformation among men and women in rural India to realize social and economic empowerment by combining cutting-edge technology with her knowledge of gender issues.
Nancy has been instrumental in raising funds for program development by building strategic alliances with reputable public, private, corporate and international organizations, including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Norwegian Government, Tata Trust, Qualcomm, Intel and Microsoft.
She leads strategic growth, program development, international and domestic partnerships as well as day-to-day operations in our India office.
What academic work set her up for success?
Nancy holds a masters of philosophy with a focus in sociology, a masters of social work, a post-graduate diploma in counselling and a diploma in theology.
Nancy admires the vibrancy and harmony of nature and colours, which she reflects in her poetry, photography and being.