Srishti is a dynamic and accomplished professional, with a track record of successfully designing and implementing projects that create systemic change. With a wealth of experience in storytelling, advocacy, and grassroots initiatives, Srishti has been at the forefront of challenging social norms, gathering evidence, and influencing policy.

A dedicated social change advocate, Srishti’s passion for gender equity led her on a remarkable on-foot journey covering 3,800 kilometers across the length of India, during which she met and sensitised over 100,000 women about gender-based violence and inequality. Her bold approach and unwavering commitment have made her an inspiration to countless young people worldwide.

To harness the transformative impact of storytelling for long-term impact, Srishti created an 11-time award-winning documentary ‘WOMB: Women of My Billion’ centred on discrimination women and girls face their whole lives.

Singlehandedly, Srishti raised $4 million for the initiative from corporations, foundations, and philanthropists worldwide. Subsequently, she directed her attention towards mobilising philanthropic funds to scale impact organizations and advocacy movements, enabling them to reach their true potential.

Srishti thrives on creating global-scale digital movements and innovative strategies from the ground up. She is a trainer for impact cohorts supported by the UN, the US Department of State, the Swedish Government, and the BOLD network of the MacArthur Foundation. With her extensive knowledge and experience, Srishti continues to shape the conversation around social change and is also an experienced TED speaker.

Srishti completed her Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) with a specialisation in Marketing and Strategy from the Indian School of Business (ISB). Before embarking on her journey in the impact sector, she worked with renowned global FMCG brands such as Red B|ull and OtterBox. In these roles, she took on leadership responsibilities within brand and marketing teams, overseeing operations in the Asia-Pacific markets from Hong Kong and India. 

For her work Srishti received the UN SDG Changemaker Award in 2022  and British Commonwealth Points of Light award by HM Queen Elizabeth II in 2019. She is a trustee of both The Donaldson Trust and Edinburgh College Development Trust as well as the Founder and Director of Women of My Billion (WOMB), which centres on discrimination faced by women and girls.

Specialist skills

Srishti joins Global Philanthropic with over 15 years of experience in taking organizations on transformative journeys. Her expertise lies in data-led digital innovations, organizational strategy, narrative building, and partnerships. She brings a demonstrated history of steering and amplifying the impact of movements through the implementation of comprehensive partnership strategies.