STAFF MEMBERS

  • Mr. D.B. Sagar, President
  • Ms. Swati Sawant, Esq. Program Director
  • Mr.Mark Gorkin, Program Advisor in DC Office
  • Ms. PrachiVakharia, Head of Strategy
  • Dr. Lasonja Kennedy, CFI Consultant/SWB
  • Mr. Raj RajRaj
  • Mr. Krishna Lohani, Web and IT Associate, D.C
  • Mr. KhimGhale, Research Associate, D.C.
  • Adv. GajananLasure, Program Coordinator, India
  • Mr. RajanLohani, Country Representative, Nepal
  • Mr. Narayan Charmakar, Country Representative, Bangladesh
  • Ms. Eleonora Fanari, Representative, Europe 

MEMBERS OF ADVISORY COMMITTEE

  • Thomas Weisskopf,Founding Member of ICDR and Professor (Emeritus) of Economics, University of Michigan
  • Prof. Juan E. Mendez, Special Rapporteur on Torture, and visiting Prof. Washington College of Law / Anti-Torture Initiative
  • Mr. Judge RohulaminQuander, Esq., Founder and Chair of African American Legacy Families, and The Quander Historical Society, Inc.
  • Dr. Purvi Mehta, Assistant Prof. at Colorado College
  • Rev. Gideon Jebamani, Chaplain at New York State and Indian Diaspora Dalit Rights Activist
  • Mr. M. FarookSait, Esq., Special Counsel to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, U. S. Department of Agriculture;Conference Chair 2015, Federal Asian Pacific American Council;and Past Chair of Board of Advisory at the ICDR.
  • Prof. Kevin D Brown, Professor of Law at Indiana University
  • Mr. Gopal Bishwokarma, Businessman and President of NASO Community
  • Ms. Kenya Tyson, Associate Dean, Academic Programs and Student Services at Rutgers School of Criminal Justice
  • Dr. LaxmiBerwa, Internist and Dalit Rights Advocate, Maryland
  • Prof. Zoe C Sherinian, Ethnomusicology at University of Oklahoma
  • Dr. Mary Camron, Professor at Florida State University, and past Lead Advisor on Caste Freedom Index
  • Mr. Prakash Nepal, Nepali Diaspora, and IT professional
  • Ms. Wendy Serafin, Development Practitioner, and Peace Volunteer
  • Dr. Annapurna Waughray, UK-based lawyer and legal academic working on caste discrimination and the law / Prof. at Manchester School of Law
  • Mr. Herman Swartz, Law Professor at Washington College of Law / Social Justice Attorney
  • Mr. Keith Leslie, International Development professional/ the World Bank
  • Dr. Liesl Riddle, Prof. of International Affairs at the School of Business, George Washington University
  • Mr. Joseph Eldridge, Chaplain at American University Kay Spiritual Life Center and International Relations Expert
  • Mr. AmritSunar, Development Professional and Financial Analyst, North Carolina