Mallika Dutt has a lifelong commitment: to co-create a world where all beings can thrive.
Mallika is a leading innovator in storytelling and culture change and has created multimedia experiences that have reached millions of people to shift hearts and minds. She brings together the power of ancient wisdom and spiritual practices with contemporary technologies and tools for creative connection and transformation. Mallika has deep experience in forging global partnerships and inventive structures to generate new forms of collaboration. She combines her creative advocacy with a speaking and strategy practice grounded in a holistic and interconnected paradigm for the well-being of people and planet.
Mallika is the founder of global human rights organization, Breakthrough, and led the group as its President & CEO for 17 years. She has served as Program Officer for Human Rights and Social Justice at the Ford Foundation’s New Delhi Office. She was Associate Director of the Center for Women’s Global Leadership at Rutgers University, an institution that was at the forefront of the global movement demanding recognition for women’s rights as human rights. She has served as the Director of the Norman Foundation, and is also a co-founder of Sakhi for South Asian Women.