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shyamala Ashok
State Program Representative , International non profit
Chennai, India
An enriched experienced (36 years) female in the developmental sector seeks a challenging opportunity overseas.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy, Political
  • Director, CEO, COP, President
  • Disaster, Aid, Emergencies, Relief
  • Fundraising, Business Development, Grants Writer
  • Private Sector, Social Enterprise, Corporate Social Responsibility
Professional Experience:
-I am a strategic business analyst specialised in risk assessments with solutions.
-Started thematic with an in depth involvement in HIV/AIDS and mental health. Includes experiences with education insisting on early grade learning and school readiness. Dwelled into livelihood with research and implemented large scale CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) which includes setting up of enterprises rendering capacity building.
-Cross cutting features included within the strategy such as good governance, advocacy, gender and disaster management.
-Mentor and a business leader prioritizing leadership and team building skills.
-Training has been a simultaneous effort in capacitating teams of experts on thematic and sector wise requirements.
-Experienced in working with International NGOs like United Way and CARE India.
-Areas of expertise include Grant making, Fund Raising, Volunteer Engagement, Corporate relations, Media Relations, Direct Project Implementation and International audit compliance.
Education:
I have a bachelors in Psychology and a Masters in Social Work with Medical & Psychiatry as my specialization. Gone through a series of trainings and workshops in the capacity of communication, behavior change, strategy, monitoring and evaluation etc. I am a sector specialist in education, health and livelihood.

Affiliations and Achievements:
- Project Assessments and NGO due diligence; Grant Makings done to the tune of $ 24,00000
- Public Private Partnerships (10)
- Corporate Volunteering (5000 individuals)
- Fund raising events – assessment of feasibilities, negotiation, execution and communication (Raised $ 250,00,00)
- Project Proposal writing using needs assessments & Logical Frame Work Analysis (Using LFA – 100 major proposals prepared and accepted)
- Strategic planning using preventive & promotions; development and management of large grants of complex national programs, including monitoring and evaluation. (implemented direct projects worth $702,50,00)
- Researches like need based and impact assessments with disseminations and publications (150)
- Capacity Building with technical assistance, including organizational and institutional development (Trained nearly 5000 staff)
- Program and business development within health care creating solutions using technologies.
- Program innovation, policy analysis, sector wide approaches, sector reforms and advocacy, particularly in the area of Child Welfare, HIV/AIDS and Anti trafficking.
- Gender, Participation and Rights-Based-Development.
- Monitoring and Evaluation of implementing projects with impact assessments (150) - Fund Raising and Resource Mobilization with Financial Budgeting and Scrutiny.
- HR experience with team building – recruited 3000 staff members.
- Nearly 8 years of proven track record and professional experience in enterprise promotion and business development.
- Development of innovative impactful models; building capacities of staff; anchoring incubation and technical support; developing toolkits, methods, and guidelines; developing measurement standards and knowledge products; and networking with investors and other market actors to support growth of the enterprises. – 25 start ups.
- Significant experience in livelihood sector, particularly on skilling, employability and enterprise promotion/social enterprises/women entrepreneurship promotion – trained 3000 women.
- Demonstrable expertise in business development and business planning skills to 2000 women.
- Nearly 5 years of established track record in effective donor relationship and grant compliance management including USAID, UNAIDS and private foundations - Grants and Fiduciary Risk Management: with portfolio of 52 major programs.
- 14 years’ Senior Management level experience in local and International HIV/AIDS experience - Strategic communication and representation of NGOs in the field of HIV/AIDS, Education, Child Welfare and Anti trafficking.
- Board Engagement with International Organization – United Way

Available for:
  • Job opportunities

    Years of Experience:
    More than 20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    Masters
    Languages:
    English, Tamil, French (Read)
    Nationality:
    India
    LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shyamala-ashok-92680173/
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