Meet the Team
Board of Trustees
Ms. Renu Mishra is the Executive Director at AALI has been leading the organization since 2016. As an experienced lawyer, she has been active in the field of women’s rights and empowerment for two decades now. Her work centers around ensuring the access to justice for women and children. Ms. Mishra specializes in feminist counseling, casework strategy, socio-legal intervention in gender-based violence and promoting women’s socio-economic and civil and political rights. She acts as a technical member and consultant to several national networks as well as state and central departments. In 2016, her contribution to women’s rights in Uttar Pradesh was recognized and honored by the State Government. In 2014 she was presented with the Hindustan Times Woman of the Year Award for her work on women’s empowerment. She holds an L.L.B. degree from Lucknow University, and a master's degree in Commerce.
Coordinator – Women Leadership & Community Initiatives
Anshumala is the coordinator of the Women’s Leadership and Community Initiatives Program with AALI and has been associated with the organization for more than 12 years now. Her expertise includes building capacity of women leaders and mobilizing for attainment of social-economic rights at the community level. She holds an MPhil degree in Women’s Studies and is also trained in Law.
Reshma currently leads the Jharkhand Unit at AALI as its coordinator. With over 19 years of experience in the development sector, she has intervened extensively on issues of women and child trafficking. She has also been engaged in advocacy at the state level with the government and the officials of various departments. She holds an MA degree in Human Rights from Ranchi University and PG in Rural Development from IGNOU, Ranchi.
Coordinator – Socio Legal Intervention
Apoorva is a young and dedicated lawyer with vast experience in the social justice sector. She has been with AALI since 2011. She has worked extensively on providing direct socio-legal support in cases of gender and identity-based violence. Her prolonged experience in the area of feminist-legal practices and multidimensional access to justice at the grassroots has aided her in taking up role as Coordinator of Socio Legal Intervention Unit.
Unit In-Charge- Resource Centre and Advocacy
PSU Head & Finance Coordinator
Sonali is the PSU Head and Financial Coordinator at AALI. She is a semi-qualified Chartered Accountant (ICAI) having 5+ years of experience in the field of Finance, Accounts, Compliance, Due Diligence, Taxation and Audit. She has vast experience of conducting audits of governmental and non-governmental institutions and organizations. She has completed her B.Com (Honours) degree from Lucknow University. She is currently pursuing a law degree.