Christine Charles joined Common Purpose India in March 2016. She is based in Mumbai, and is responsible for supporting all programmes conducted by Common Purpose India. She also leads the Frontrunner programme across India. She has played a pivotal role in supporting the South Asia Venture and the University of Chicago Civic Leaders Programme.
Christine has a Masters in Social Work, from the College of Social Work, Nirmala Niketan and has a rich on-ground experience of working with a range of social issues including women’s rights, child rights, education and so on across India. She has worked with reputed organizations including Pratham India, Child Rights and You - CRY and Majlis Legal Centre. She has experience of working with multiple stakeholders including the Government and Corporate. She has considerable experience as a trainer on Rights based issues and continues to train community groups in her free time.