|Every few months, we run a series of sold-out networking dinners open to all CHN members. The aim is for attendees to expand their professional networks, meet new people and learn a little more about the CHN. Our last such dinner was on Thursday 12 April 2012.|
This intimate dinner will be a special audience with Nisha Agrawal, the CEO of Oxfam India. She will talk about the work Oxfam are doing in India and the social challenges that India faces. This will be followed by a private dining dinner down where you will have the opportunity to interact with her as well as the other CHN attendees.
|Nisha has been working on poverty, inequality and development issues for more than two decades. She has been the CEO of Oxfam India since its inception in March 2008. Prior to that for the past 18 years, she has worked with the World Bank on development issues and has extensive experience of working in countries in the East Asia Region (Cambodia, Vietnam and Indonesia) and in the East Africa Region (Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda). She has a Doctorate in Economics from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA. She has also worked as a Research Economist at the Impact Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Australia.|
|Full details are:
Date: Monday 24 September 2012.
Venue: Bombay Palace, 50 Connaught Street, London W2 2AA (closest tube Marble Arch station).
Price: £25 for a 3-course vegetarian dinner.
Payment: Click below to pay through PayPal. There are only 30 places for this dinner and, as with every dinner we have run in the past, we expect to be oversubscribed and so suggest you purchase your ticket as soon as possible to confirm your place. Only payment confirms your place.
|About Oxfam India (www.oxfamindia.org):Oxfam is marking its 61st year in India this year. Oxfam India, a fully independent Indian organisation (with Indian staff and an Indian Board) is a member of a global confederation of 17 Oxfams.The Oxfams are rights-based organisations that fight poverty and injustice by linking grassroots programming (through partner NGOs) to local, national and global advocacy and policy-making. All of Oxfam’s work is framed by our commitment to five broad rights-based aims: the right to a sustainable livelihood, the right to basic social services, the right to life and security, the right to be heard and the right to equality: gender and diversity.
Oxfam India’s vision is to create a more equal, just, and sustainable world. The overarching vision of Oxfam India is “right to life with dignity for all”. Oxfam India will fulfil its vision by empowering the poor and marginalised to demand their rights, engaging the non poor to become active and supportive citizens, advocating for an effective and accountable state and making markets work for poor and marginalised people.
Oxfam India works in partnership with over 180 grassroots NGOs to address root causes of poverty and injustice in the four areas of 1) Economic Justice, 2) Essential Services, 3) Gender Justice and 4), Humanitarian Response and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR). Oxfam India’s program is focused on seven States – Assam, Bihar, Chattisgarh, Jharkhand, Orissa, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand – and four social groups – Dalits, tribals, Muslims, and women.
Please note, cancellations with less than 14 days’ notice will be charged a £5 cancellation fee, and cancellations with 3 days or less notice will be charged a 100% cancellation fee.