Reshma is a business school graduate with more than 20 years of leadership experience in mission-driven nonprofits, social ventures, and philanthropic organisations. She currently heads Hindustan Unilever Foundation, a nonprofit focused on water conservation and governance. Previously, Reshma founded two social ventures including a specialist advisory firm on sustainable social responsibility and an accelerator for agri and artisanal micro-entrepreneurs. Reshma is an economics graduate from the University of Delhi, an MBA from IIM-Bangalore, an Aspen Fellow, and a TED India Fellow.
Articles by Reshma Anand
October 19, 2021
Universal principles to drive behaviour change
There is more common ground between the private and nonprofit sectors than we imagine. Insights from frontline teams reveal shared principles that can amplify impact.
March 11, 2021
The first mile goes a long way
Rural youth are a valuable asset. Bringing them on as frontline cadres in the water and agriculture sectors can strengthen rural development.
September 10, 2020
Why are we only assuming the worst?
The pandemic is not the first crisis that the world has seen, nor the last. We need a manifesto of possibilities if we are to rebuild lives.
February 15, 2018
The power of pooling philanthropic funds
Deployed well, this form of funding offers multiple advantages. Here is a quick guide to understand the various options available and find the one that best matches your requirements.
September 26, 2017
Making programmes customer-centric
This article, which features the voices of TB survivors, is a reminder to keep our 'customer' front and centre, so it informs both programme design and policy making.