Srinath calls for a broader definition of corruption, saying that the definition we have now is just the tip of the iceberg and corruption extends to the corruption of the very notions of justice, democracy and citizenship. She calls for structural change which gives those with the most to lose a voice and increased investment in human resources.

Ingrid Srinath is Secretary General of CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation, an influential global network of organisations at local, national, regional and international levels, dedicated to strengthening civil society throughout the world. Ingrid took over as Secretary General in May 2008. She also serves on the board of the IANGO Accountability Charter and the World Economic Forum NGO Advisory Group. Prior to joining CIVICUS she served as Chief Executive of India’s leading child rights advocacy organisation - Child Rights and You.

Ingrid Srinath

Secretary General of CIVICUS

Ingrid Srinath is Secretary General of CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation, an influential global network of organisations at local, national, regional and international levels, dedicated to strengthening civil society throughout the world. Ingrid took over as Secretary General in May 2008. She also serves on the board of the IANGO Accountability Charter and the World Economic Forum NGO Advisory Group. Prior to joining CIVICUS she served as Chief Executive of India's leading child rights advocacy organisation - Child Rights and You. At CRY, she led a team of over 200 employees in 7 offices in India and overseas through a process of organisational transformation from a charity orientation to a rights-based approach. Under her leadership, CRY facilitated over 20 NGO alliances including a pan-India national alliance with over 3000 NGO members. Among its many achievements was the grassroots mobilisation that led to the amendment of India's Constitution to make education a fundamental right. As Chief Executive of CRY and in her capacity as a Senior Fellow of the Synergos Institute, a US based network for non-profit leaders and global philanthropists, Ingrid has been a passionate advocate for child rights and social justice movements in multiple public forums and in the media, in India and around the world. Her prior experience of over a decade in the private sector, chiefly in marketing and advertising, has enabled Ingrid to facilitate dialogue across sectors and to build sustainable resource mobilisation, branding and advocacy strategies for CRY and, as a consultant and trainer, for other non-profit organisations in India and overseas. She holds a BA from Elphinstone College, Mumbai and a PGDM from IIM, Calcutta.

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