Tina Mendis

Tina Mendis

Tina has a Master’s in Business Administration as well as a Master’s in Rural Development. She has an in-depth understanding on rights of people affected by leprosy and disabilities, and how to work alongside them in promoting their inclusion into mainstream society. She also ensures social change by using her hands-on experience with women and children’s rights issues in India. From 1993 to 2001, she was a lecturer on Developmental Theory for the Neurologically Impaired with the Spastics Society of Northern India (now re-named as AADI).

Tina is currently the Domain Head of the Sustainable Livelihoods and Empowerment Programme by The leprosy Mission Trust India. Since 2001, she has provided policy and procedural advice to the programme, supported project development and design, devised and implemented training plans, managed all reports of programme requirements, and ensured that the programme complies with policy when concerning, gender, human rights, sustainability, and risk management issues.