Lives in: New york
Country: United States of America
Non-profit organization or network
"It always seems impossible until its done" - nelson mandela
Dr. Shruti Kapoor is the Founder of Sayfty, an organization that educates, equips and empowers women and girls against violence. The White House recently nominated her as a change maker for the Women Of State Summit. Dr. Kapoor has received several awards including the International Women of the Year, 2015, People’s choice Femvertising Award, and the Rex Karamveer Global Fellowship for her work on women’s safety in India.
Most recently, Shruti served on the UN IANYD’s Task Force and Social Media Committees to inaugurate the UN Youth Forum for the Commission on the Status of Women. Working under umbrella of UN Women, the Youth Forum acted as the first-ever platform for youth and gender-equality advocacy.
Shruti is a distinguished alumna of University of California, Riverside, having graduated with a PhD in Economics. Prior to starting her PhD program, Shruti was consulting at The World Bank.