Sudha S. Reddy

Sudha S. Reddy is Founder and Director of Eco Foundation for Sustainable Alternatives (EFSA) based in Bangalore, India, focusing on the holistic empowerment and sustainable development of the underprivileged and marginalized rural, urban and indigenous communities, with an emphasis on women, children and youth at the grassroots through direct intervention. Sudha has more than 25 years of experience in social action and the development sector in India and worldwide, academic researching and teaching on capacity building and organizational development, advocacy and campaign. Sudha is passionately striving for sustainable alternative models of governance, gender, environmental and social justice, eco spirituality, human and nature interconnectedness, rights and responsibilities and nonviolent approach to peace and harmony. She has studied Sociology at Mysore University; Social Leadership and Rural Development at Searsolin, Xavier University, Philippines and Development Communication at the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Philippines. Sudha is Member of the Advisory Committee at Alliance for Responsible & Sustainable Societies (Alliance-Respons), Core Group Member of the Scientific Committee at MBM- International Forum of Social & Solidarity Economy Entrepreneurs, Member at Alliance for a Responsible, Plural & United World, International Gandhian Initiative for Nonvoilence and Peace (IGINP), South Asia Peace Alliance (SAPA), Pakistan-India People’s Forum for Peace and Democracy, South Asian Dialogues on Ecological Democracy (SADED) and People’s movements for land, forest rights; Ekta Parishad/ Jai Jagat 2020.