Christine Charles joined Common Purpose India in March 2016, she is based in Mumbai, and works with Farhad on various programmes run in Mumbai and other parts of India. She will also lead Frontrunner programme in the various new wave cities across India.
She 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.
Christine believes that Education leads to empowerment and has considerable experience as a trainer on Rights based issues and continues to train community groups in her free time.