Name: Neha Simlai
Organisation: Worldwide Fund for Nature - India
Role: Manager - Sustainable Business
RESPONSIBILITIES: · April 2007 till date: FICCI – SEDF: As Research Associate 1. Organizing and Coordinating Programmes, Seminars, Workshops and Meetings for Projects JEEVIKA and SAKSHAM. Both these were focused on the Employment of People with Disability. 2. Brand Management 3. Vendor Negotiations and Procurement 4. Research Assistance during study of Risk and Vulnerability of Migrant Labour to HIV/AIDS in the Indian Garment Industry. 5. Research and Documentation for various Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives of more than 200 Corporates. 6. Liaisoning with Corporates, Non-government Organizations and Funding Agencies. 7. Content Development for Website. 8. Hiring for various Project Office Position for SAKSHAM and Project CONNECT 9. Handling Media Queries and Responses. 10. Outreach Co-ordination. 11. Event Management – Businessworld-FICCI-SEDF CSR Award 2006, Businessworld-FICCI-SEDF CSR Award 2007. · June 2006 to March 2007: PRS Legislative Research – Centre for Policy Research : As Associate Analyst 1. Launch, Daily Updation and Co-ordination of Website 2. Research and Documentation of Bills Introduced and Passed in Parliament during 2006-2007 3. Organizing and Managing Knowledge Resource Centre for national-level projects including UNICEF’s project on Child related Legislation 4. First level recruitment screening for Positions within the organization 5. Outreach Co-ordination 6. Developing Content for Proposals, Primers, Summaries, Reports and Studies and assisting in workshops OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: § Assisted Jatin Das, a noted painter on the JD Centre of Arts and Project Pankha § Assisted Siddhartha Das, a graphic and exhibition designer with research documentation for two books on art and culture in India. § Contributed consistently for the Times of India, Lucknow and Hindustan Times. § Volunteer with `Ehsaas' – Friends of street children for over three years § Volunteer with the Savera Foundation based in Pitampura § Assisted in Documentation for an NGO called Samagrah Vikas Samiti. § Assisted in the right to information campaign with Youth for Justice and Josh.