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Programme Officer, East and Southeast Asia
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    Languages Spoken: English, Tamil and Sinhalese and is learning Japanese

Kundhavi is an experienced international development practitioner with over 15 years of involvement in the NGO and corporate sectors. She has worked and led teams in grants, programmes, fundraising and capacity enhancement in Hong Kong, Sri Lanka and the UK, and carried out short term assignments as a consultant in many other locations in Asia, Africa and Europe. She has managed multi-sectoral, multi-district programmes with bilateral and multilateral donors and corporate funders.

She has worked on economic justice initiatives, focusing on primary producer collectives and vocational training for war affected communities. She also brings a wealth of experience in leading initiatives on gender and inter community collaboration as a standalone and cross cutting theme in programmes and as a trainer. As much of her experience comes from working in small and medium organisations, she is a strong advocate of capacity strengthening initiatives and collaborative cross learning experiences. In the recent past, she has been a development manager with Mother’s Choice in HK, a community consultant and also authored a children’s book.

She is a long-term volunteer with the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, an organisation committed to every girl and young woman reaching their highest potential. She volunteers as a global leadership facilitator and as a leader working with 7 – 10-year-old girls.

She has a master’s degree in Social Development Practice, a post-graduate diploma in Marketing and a bachelor’s in Computer Science.

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Programme Officer, India

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UK Development Manager, Corporate Partnerships

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Director of Adolescent Girls and Gender Initiatives

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Programme Officer, East and Southeast Asia

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Chief Financial Officer

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Senior Programme Officer, Africa & Russia

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Senior Accountant

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UK Development Manager

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Programme Officer, South Africa

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Country Director, India

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Senior Specialist, Human Resources and Talent Management

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Development and Engagement Manager, India

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Development Manager, South East Asia

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Vice President, Global Development

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Development and Operations Associate, South East Asia

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Development Manager, Initiatives and Events

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Senior Programme Officer, India

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Girl Fellow, India

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Senior Specialist, India and Global Communications

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Senior Manager, Programmes and Partnerships

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Senior Programme Officer, Latin America

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Consultant, Latin America

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Operations Associate, India

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Senior Programme Officer, Adolescent Girls

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Development Manager, East and Southeast Asia

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Strategic Communications and Marketing Lead

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Senior Programme Officer, East and Southeast Asia

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Global Communications Associate

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Director, Global Finance and Technology

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Vice President, Programmes

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Programme Associate, East and Southeast Asia

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