Shireen Vakil
A passionate advocate for children and women’s rights- Shireen spent 20 years with Save the Children both in the UK and India, and was part of the leadership team responsible for establishing Save the Children, India and it’s growth into the leading independent child rights organisation of the country. From 2015- 2020 Shireen was Head of Policy and Advocacy at The Tata Trusts- India’s largest and most established philanthropy. Shireen has leadership in strategy development, operational management, policy influencing and media and communications with thematic expertise in child protection, education, gender and justice. Shireen has appeared and written on a spectrum of child rights and gender issues, in national and international media.
Currently Shireen Vakil is Head of Safety Policy for India & South Asia at Facebook.