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Maxwell School
Maxwell / Moynihan / Transnational NGO Initiative

TNGO fellowship Program

Ramesh Singh

Research Dates: March 28, 2007 - April 2, 2007

Ramesh Singh Picture2007 Position: Chief Executive Officer (CEO), ActionAid

2007 Organization: ActionAid is an organization that works with poor and marginalized people to eradicate poverty by overcoming injustice and inequality.

Website: http://www.actionaid.org/?intl

Current Position: Director of Learning, Monitoring, and Evaluation, Open Society Foundations

Current Organization: Open Society Foundations works to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens. It does this through shaping public policy and implementing various initiatives to advance justice, education, public health, and independent media at the local level, throughout the world.

Research Topic: “The internationalization of ActionAid International: how to govern and lead organizational change”.

Website: http://www.soros.org/

Brief Bio: Mr. Singh previously had a long career in ActionAid before he became ActionAid’s CEO in 2003. Before that he was its Regional Director for Asia, and Country Director in Vietnam, Nepal and Ethiopia, respectively.

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