Shreya Murali

Shreya joined Women Win in 2021 as the Learning and Impact Coordinator focusing on the Ignita portfolio, which manages several projects on gender-based violence (GBV), sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), and women’s economic resilience. In her role, she focuses on building purposeful practices for decolonized philanthropy, participative monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) methods, and managing relationships with the private sector, philanthropic, and CSO partners.

Originally from India, Shreya was a political and policy strategist who worked across different levels of government on local-area development projects. With a deep passion for building cross-sectoral partnerships, she has worked with the private sector, elected representatives, CSOs, and targeted beneficiaries on creating inclusive, participative and resilient policies and processes. She has extensive experience building support systems for women entrepreneurs, especially in South India, and is extremely passionate about the advancement of trans rights in South Asia.

Prior to joining Women Win, Shreya worked with the Economic Justice Program (EJP) and the Soros Economic Development Fund (SEDF) at Open Society Foundations in New York as a MEL Consultant. She worked on building EJP’s internal MEL infrastructure and activities and supporting technical assistance to grantees across the world.

Shreya holds a Master of Public Administration in Development Practice from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), where she specialized in Management and predominantly worked on projects in the Caribbean region.

When Shreya isn’t at work, she spends her time cooking Indian food for her friends, exploring new cities of the world with her puppy, and playing a good game of badminton.