Dr Harish Vashistha has over 22 years of experience in development sector and acquired excellence in the area of civil society strengthening, capacity building, strategic planning, organizational development and strengthening local self governance institutions in India and South Asian region. He has facilitated more than 500 capacity building interventions, i.e. training, workshops, team building etc, organizational development processes, strategic planning, organizational reviews, organizational and project evaluations for more than 50 organizations at national and international level, for Local VOs, INGOs, Donors, BLP/MLP, and Government Departments.
He has contributed to the development of more than 100 educational materials (published/unpublished) -manuals, booklets, newsletter, evaluation, training and workshop reports etc on different themes of participatory development, training and civil society. Harish is a well known trainer on Adult Learning and Participatory training Methodology.
Prior to joining Credibility Alliance, Harish was a freelance consultant, supporting national and international CSOs, Donors, UNOs etc, such as, SDC, UNDP, UNICEF, IGSSS, The Hunger Project, Find Your Feet, CASA, Unnati, Sahbhagi Shikshan Kendra, India, All We can, UK, etc through consultancy support and assignments.
Among his previous positions, Harish served as strategic Advisor to the Governor of Bamiyan, Afghanistan, International Faculty in Programme for Professional Development, Aga Khan Foundation, Afghanistan, Executive Director of Participation and Governance Institute, Nainital, UK, Programme Manger with Society for Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA), Delhi, Programme Coordinator, Sahbhagi Shikshan Kendra, Lucknow.
Harish is an Anthropologist by training and holds PhD and Master degree in Anthropology from HNBGU, UK and his professional education includes; one year’s M.Phil level course in Resource Management from Indian Institute of Forest Management, ten weeks Development Management Education Course for South Asian Leaders from PRIA, Delhi and Global Excellence in Management from Case Western Reserve University, USA.
Director - Finance & Operations
Done schooling from New Era Public School. Completed graduation from Kirori Mal College, Delhi University.
Have done CA.In CS Final.Worked as a paid article in S.P. Chopra & Co. (viz among the top 10 Indian CA firms of the country).Worked at the post of strategic analyst for 9 months in Techno colors & Chemicals.
Deputy Manager (Admin and Accreditation)
Ms. Tejinder Kaur has Bachelor degree in Arts, with Computer Diploma. She has a total of 23 years of work experience in working with Women SHG & Education. She has worked with organizations like Deepalaya & Lotus Public School
Mr. Sachin Dhar is a Bachelor of Law (LL.B., 2011-14) from Faculty of Law, University of Delhi (DU) along with a Master in Social Work (M.S.W., 2009-11) from Delhi School of Social Work (DU). During Bachelors (2004-07) from Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, (DU) he has received training in Mass Communication along with Political Science and History. In an academic life extending nearly 24 years Mr. Dhar has actively participated in extra-curricular activities and has undergone extensive field work training. His internship with Tehri Hydro Development Corporation (THDC- Mini Navaratna) and All India Radio (AIR) has been major exposures. Human Rights, Democracy and Displacement constitute his major strength/interest areas.
Support Staff Mr. Parveen Kumar has completed his schooling upto 10th standard. He has four years work experience working in Tech Ariwa and Nine Clouds as a field boy. He has basic knowledge of computers, bike repairing and has also attended Agriculture Training workshop.
Ms. Kajal Singh is pursuing B.A Hons Political Science with Delhi University. She has 12 months Experience of Tally Accountant & 11 months Experience of Visa consultant. She is a Diploma holder in CTT (MS-Office, MS-Excel, MS-Power Point, Pagemaker, Adobe Photoshop 7.0 & CS6, Adobe photo Designing, Corel draw, Tally ERP 9) with Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute.