Geeta Misra

Executive director

Geetanjali Misra is the co-Founder and executive director of CREA. Geeta has worked at the activist, grant-making, and policy levels on issues of sexuality, reproductive health, gender, human rights, and violence against women. Before joining CREA, she was program officer for sexuality and reproductive health for the Ford Foundation in New Delhi and supported non-governmental organisations in India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka working on sexual and reproductive health and rights. She also co-founded SAKHI for South Asian Women in New York in 1989, a non-profit organisation in New York, committed to ending violence against women of South Asian origin.

Geeta is the co-Chair of the board of directors of Mama Cash (The Netherlands); board member of Reproductive Health Matters (UK); and member of the expert advisory group of Cordaid (The Netherlands) and of the advisory board of FHI360 (US).