Associate Director, Programs, India

Diya Nag is associate director of Programs for The Asia Foundation’s country office in New Delhi, India. Diya first joined the Foundation in 2009 as a junior associate in San Francisco. In her current role, she leads programs on women’s empowerment, trafficking in persons, urban resilience, regional trade and integration in South Asia; and also supports implementation of the Foundation’s flagship programs. Her areas of specialization include law and justice, gender equality, and international cooperation. Prior to this, Diya worked with the United Nations Development Program, and with the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative on promoting rule of law and improving access to justice for vulnerable groups. Before relocating to India, Diya practiced consumer law in New York City.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Human Rights and Sociology from Barnard College, Columbia University; Juris Doctor with a specialization in Global Law and Practice from the Syracuse University College of Law. Diya is a member of the New York Bar, First Appellate Division.

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