TNGO fellowship Program

Ingrid Srinath 

Research Dates: October 8, 2009 - October 21, 2009

Ingrid Srinath PictureCurrent Position: Secretary General, CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation

Organization: CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation is an influential global membership based network of civil society organizations at local, national, regional and international levels. It dedicates itself to strengthening civil society throughout the world.


Research Topic: “Strengthening the democratic governance of and membership involvement in CIVICUS”. CIVICUS, as a global membership-based organization, can increase the influence of its members in some of its decision making areas through putting in place more mechanisms that either consult members or empower them directly to make decisions.

Brief Bio: Prior to joining CIVICUS, Ms. Srinath served as Chief Executive of India’s leading child rights advocacy organization, Child Rights and You (CRY). At CRY, she led a team of over 200 employees in 7 offices based in India and overseas through a process of organizational transformation from a charity orientation to a rights-based approach.

Full Biography: Ms. Srinath Biography


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Ms. Srinath Research Brief