Smarinita is co-founder and CEO at IDR. Prior to IDR, Smarinita worked at Dasra, Monitor Inclusive Markets (now FSG), JP Morgan and The Economic Times. She also co-founded Netscribes–India’s first knowledge process outsourcing firm. Smarinita has a BE in Computer Engineering and an MBA in Finance, both from Mumbai University.
Articles by Smarinita Shetty
September 13, 2023
IDR Interviews | Flavia Agnes
Activist and lawyer Flavia Agnes tells us why securing women’s rights today seems much harder than it was in the ‘80s and argues that legislative reform is a battle half won without litigation support.
August 11, 2023
Who loses when FCRA licences get cancelled?
As nonprofits in India continue to lose their FCRA licences, the impact is being felt most sharply by their staff, the people they serve, and society at large.
May 19, 2023
Centring equity in India’s climate philanthropy
Jarnail Singh, deputy director, India, at MacArthur Foundation, on why climate philanthropy in the country must adopt an equity lens and how partnerships in the sector can enable this.
May 16, 2023
Women can accelerate climate action
While women are already playing a crucial role in adapting to the devastating effects of climate change, they also have the potential to drive mitigation efforts.
March 28, 2023
Human-wildlife conflict in the time of climate change
Climate change is a major threat to animals and their habitats, thereby increasing chances of human-wildlife conflict. Here's how we must rethink conservation efforts in light of the climate emergency.
March 24, 2023
IDR Interviews | Kirit Parikh
A glimpse of the remarkable life of Dr Kirit Parikh, who has been an integral part of India's public policy landscape for almost five decades.