Ms. Lalitha Kumarmanglam: Founder Chairperson, ISRN and Former Chairperson, National Commission of Women.
Ms. Lalitha Kumarmanglam, Chairperson of the National Commission for Women and National Spokesperson of BJP is a nationally well-known debater on television. She is a prominent female political leader and has served the BJP nationally, regionally and locally in various capacities and has stood as candidate in Tiruchirapalli and Pondicherry a total of three times. She holds a B.A. (Honours) Degree in Economics from St Stephens, Delhi University and Masters in Business Administration from Madras University.
She is an experienced social worker who has worked on various development issues for women and the under-privileged for over two decades. She is the founder member and Chairperson of Prakriti Trust, Indian Social Responsibility Network (ISRN) and a trustee and Chairman in Road Safety Trust (RST). Through her NGOs, she has represented, consulted for and worked for various State Government, National Government programs, UNDP, UNICEF, UNAIDS, National AIDS Control Organisation, USAID, AusAID, FHI, NORAD, DFID, Ford Foundation, Gates Foundation, Tamil Nadu State AIDS Control Society, and a plethora of national, international donors and NGOs.