FORA.tv Speaker - Swati Ramanathan
Swati Ramanathan is co-founder, Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy, a non-profit committed to transforming quality of life in urban India. She is also Chairperson of India Urban Space, a non-profit focused on improving the quality of spatial planning and policies in India.
Swati works closely with government on urban issues in a pro-bono capacity. She has written several books on urban planning and design. She writes regularly in national media about urban governance and planning issues.
Prior to these initiatives, Swati worked in the United States with Van Summern Architecture, Planning and Design and the United Kingdom with Gensler & Associates.
Swati holds a Master’s degree from Pratt Institute, New York. For her work on Property Title systems and the development of the Jaipur Master Plan 2021, she received Rajasthan’s highest civilian award, the Rajyotsava Puraskar. In 2007, Swati was chosen as a Young Asian Leader by the Asia Society.
10.07.13 | 00:49:53 min
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