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Aditi Sharma

Adviser for Newton Fund in India

16th January 2017 New Delhi, India

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Aditi Sharma is an Adviser for Newton Fund in India. Launched in 2014, the Newton Fund aims at building science and innovation partnerships for economic development, social welfare and long-term…

Aditi Sharma is an Adviser for Newton Fund in India. Launched in 2014, the Newton Fund aims at building science and innovation partnerships for economic development, social welfare and long-term sustainable growth. Aditi’s key role is to advise the leadership of UK’s Newton Fund in India, delivery partners and the broader UK diplomatic network on the implementation and evaluation of Newton Fund programmes in India. Prior to taking up this position, Aditi was working with the Embassy of Japan in India as a Development Consultant, in charge of the Grants Assistance for Grassroots Projects (GGP), a program for extending financial assistance for welfare activities at community level across India. Aditi has significant experience of working in the development sector through her association with non-governmental organizations. She has also worked for the National Human Rights Commission of India as a Research Officer, in charge of the women’s and child rights desk. Aditi has a bachelor’s degree in Sociology, Masters in International Relations from the UK and is also a gold medallist in International Humanitarian Law. Publication: - Chapter on ‘Human Trafficking’ in District Magistrates Manual, published by NHRC

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