Bidisha Pillai

CEO, Save the Children India.  

Bidisha is the Director of Programme and Policy Impact with Save the Children India. She has over 18 years of experience as a development communications and policy specialist during which time she has led efforts around strategic communications and advocacy, networking and alliance building and project management.

She has worked on a range of issues in the social development sector in India and South Asia: child rights, gender equity, food and nutrition security etc.

She started her career in the Banking and Financial sector and moved on to the development world working with various Indian and International civil society organizations, the United Nations and UK DFID in India. Bidisha has a Masters in Sociology and a Diploma in Advertising.