Dr. Ranjana Kumari is a prominent activist and widely regarded as a leading force in the women’s movement in India. Dr. Kumari is President of Women Power Connect (WPC), comprising 1000 organizations.
Dr. Kumari has been a member of the Task Force on Industrial Relations for the International Labor Organization (ILO) at the United Nations in Geneva, and worked as a senior professional at the United Nations. Currently, she is a member of the Global Advisory Board of Facebook and the Trust and Safety Council on Twitter.
She has written nine books, some among them are globally known, such as Brides Are Not for Burning and Women in Decision Making, and presented numerous papers in international and national forums. An activist in the women’s movement and an ardent supporter of the reservation of seats for women leaders in the Indian Parliament, Dr. Kumari also is involved in research, advocacy, lobbying, and training for the protection of women’s human rights.