Varun Behani

Behani Varun

Varun is an independent nonprofit consultant, working primarily at the intersection of poverty and social exclusion. He has supported a range of nonprofits and philanthropies on organisational and programme strategy development and execution, across thematic areas such as migrant labour, gender-based violence, land rights, maternal and child health, and urban governance. Prior to this, Varun worked with The Bridgespan Group as a strategy consultant for more than three years, and held part-time roles with Asha Impact and Make A Difference. He is an alumnus of the Young India Fellowship, Ashoka University.


Articles by Varun Behani


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April 14, 2020
Changing the public narrative of the social sector
The social sector's response to COVID-19 offers us the opportunity to change how people perceive nonprofit work.
An Adivasi woman with a medical kit

August 14, 2019
Working with Adivasi peoples, instead of for them
To better serve the needs of Adivasi communities, the social sector must first abandon its top down methods.
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