In conversation with Ms. Rushda Majeed, India Country Representative, Bernard van Leer Foundation
In conversation with Ms. Rushda Majeed, India Country Representative, Bernard van Leer Foundation

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March 19, 2020

Introducing herself and the Foundation, Ms. Rushda says Bernard van Leer Foundation runs large refugee programs catering to the refugee children. The foundation exclusively works and focuses on Early Childhood interventions; shares her experience on working with the Government when it comes to CSR programs in urban and rural areas; briefs about foundation’s flagship initiatives and its impact on communities; shares her views on scale and intervention and much more.


About Ms. Rushda Majeed- India Country Representative, Bernard Van Leer Foundation

Rushda is responsible for Bernard van Leer Foundation’s work in India. Previously, she helped manage Bloomberg Philanthropies’ India Smart Cities Challenge, a competition to select 100 cities for central government funding as part of the country’s Smart Cities Mission. Rushda has led research in 11 countries for Princeton University’s Innovations for Successful Societies to analyse reforms that improve government performance and accountability. She has also served as a core team member on the re-election campaign of a two-term Member of Parliament, advised a World Bank team on case study research, and managed a global leadership programme for a New York-city based non-profit. Rushda has written numerous case studies on institutional reforms, and her writings on the subject have appeared in Foreign Policy magazine’s Democracy Lab. She has a master’s degree in international affairs from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Eastern Kentucky University.

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