Ingrid Srinath is the founding director of the Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy (CSIP) at Ashoka University. CSIP, India’s first such academic centre, aims to galvanise the ecosystem for philanthropy and social impact in India towards greater impact, relevance, resilience, and recognition. Ingrid, a graduate of the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, has previously served as Secretary General of CIVICUS, and as CEO at CRY - Child Rights and You, CHILDLINE India and Hivos India. She has also served on the boards of the Public Interest Registry, the INGO Accountability Charter, The Rules and Majlis Law and on the advisory boards of UNDP, UNDCF, The World Economic Forum, Alliance Magazine, Young Lives, Prajnya Trust and Hasirudala Innovations. She is a passionate advocate for human rights, social justice and civil society.