Highlighted as a Champion of Change, Shipra Deo was recognized for her work on gender equality and inclusive land governance in order to expand opportunities for women and girls in rural India.
Leading Landesa’s work on women's land rights in India, Shipra is passionate about the gender dimension of social development and specializes in designing and implementing gender responsive strategies and programs, including those related to land. Her work in the past two decades has focused on expanding opportunities for rural women and girls, enabling them to have more control over their lives.
Read Shipra's full interview about her work, what drives her, and her advice to those seeking to make a difference for a more peaceful, just, and inclusive world.
Champions of Change is an initiative by Pathfinders and NYU’s Center on International Cooperation to highlight advocates who have made an impact in their communities and helped to create peaceful, just, and inclusive societies (SDG16+).
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