Jaya Tiwari, with qualification in Human Development, and more than 18 years of working in the development sector.
At Naz Foundation worked as researcher in the ICRW funded study on Masculinities in the domain of Men(MSM), counsellor in Home based Care for People living with HIV. After doing short projects in Parivar Sewa Sansthan and V.V.Giri National Labour Institute, re-joined Naz India, as Coordinator for the Goal Program. The Program uses sports based methodology with a life skills curriculum, to build leaders skills in girls from disadvantaged background.
Jaya Tiwari is also engaged in Training and Sensitisation on issues HIV, Sports4 development, leadership, LGBTQ and Section 377.
Major Membership and achievements.
- The Goal program has reached out to 80,000 girls in Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore in last 10 years.
- Jaya has been member of Global networks like Vital Voices and Woman sports Leadership Academy (University of Chichester).
- She has attended various leadership conference organised by Dasra (India), American Express, Women Win (Netherlands) and Laureus(UK)