TEDx speaker, Development sector professional, Writer and Grassroots Educato
Anjali G Sharma is a development sector professional, an acclaimed writer and a grassroots educator who is working to impact lives of girls from underserved communities to raise them on their aspirations and opportunities. She leads education initiatives at Charter for Compassion in India. In the past, she has had a corporate experience of more than a decade working in telecom sector in India and abroad. Carrying forward the corporate excellence, she now helps non-profits in the education space across various domains to maximize impact. She is a partner in Desh Ke Mentor initiative with Delhi Govt and a District Incharge Delhi SMC for South Delhi Govt schools (Chhatarpur and Mehrauli). She leads a mentoring initiative which has been guiding close to hundred less privileged girls from Delhi by raising them on their career and aspirations.
Anjali is a TEDx speaker who was felicitated with the Women Achievers’ Award on International Women’s Day 2021 and the IBM award for “Making a Difference” for her contribution towards the cause of education. She was also finalist at the prestigious Orange Flower Award by Womens’ Web in 2020 and 2021 for writing on social impact and Women at Work. Her work has appeared in the anthology “Escape Velocity (2018)” by Write &Beyond and “Write in Power (2021)” by Hidden Pen Collective and “My Act of Heart (2022)” She contributes regularly to various online and print publications writing on social and topical issues. By-lines at Womens Web, The Logical Indian, Yourstory, Feminism in India, Different Truths and News Shuttle. She was an invited speaker at WEF (Women Economic Forum) 2019, Leadership Summit 2021 at IIM Sirmaur and has written for the FoE (Future of Education) initiative in collaboration with UNESCO.