Home Town: Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Education: Post Graduate Diploma in Liberal Studies (Young India Fellowship, Ashoka University), Post Graduate Diploma in Counseling Psychology (Amity University), B.Tech. in Information Technology (Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University)
Specific Field Interests: Gender Equality, Mental Health, LGBTQ+ Rights, Dalit Rights, Animal Rights, Sustainable Development, Environment
Placement: Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh
Area of Focus: Education

Fellowship Project: Integrate gender education and entrepreneurship modules as part of a school curriculum for the Tibetan refugee community in India.

Highlights: Shivangi is serving as an American India Foundation (AIF) Clinton Fellow with the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh. For her fellowship project, she is integrating gender education and entrepreneurship modules into the school curricula for the Tibetan refugee community. Shivangi brings in diverse personal, academic and professional experiences to her work towards achieving gender equality. Having focused on providing gender sensitivity training and education matching, Shivangi runs her own social initiative called Drishtikona - Changing Perspectives, volunteers as a speaker for SpeakIn and as a Global Shaper for the World Economic Forum, and a Climate Ambassador for the International Youth Committee. Through her experiences, Shivangi has gained relevant skills including data collection and analysis; planning and strategizing; research and documentation, and more. Her personal and professional aims align with United Nations Sustainable Development Goals especially, UN SDG 5. It is her mission in life to make the world a more inclusive place for everyone and she is passionate about human rights and mental health.

Posts by Shivangi.Singh

The author is doing a Namaste pose in front of her office's main gate. She is wearing a Chuba. The board above her says. "Department of Education, Central Tibetan Administration" which is the name of her host organization.

So, You Think Working in the Social/Development Sector is Boring?

A khadi-clad, jhola bearing, frail looking bespectacled person in her 20s, with greasy hair, hassled […]

The author strikes a pose with the Education Minister of the Tibetan Government in front of snow-capped mountain ranges in the Himalayas during one of their weekend hikes.

Farewell to An Able Leader: Dr. Pema Yangchen

Dr. Pema Yangchen was born in Bhutan and came to India in 1983. After completing […]

The image is a screenshot captured during the Gender Training Workshop conducted by Nandita Bhat. The image shows some participants on the side and some words which they associate with certain gender themes.

Online Gender Training: Does It Really Work?

Fresh from my AIF Clinton Fellowship Orientation, I started work with my host organization, the […]

The picture is a screenshot of a video call between the author and her Tibetan language teacher. This screenshot was captured during one of their lessons.

Stories of First-Generation Tibetans in India

Between December 2020 to January 2021, I had the privilege of learning the Tibetan language […]


Bridging the Virtual Gap: Lessons From Central Tibetan Administration

December 16 was an unusually cold winter day in Lucknow. In a year that had […]


Understanding Tibetan Culture Through the Tibetan Language

The Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis talks about linguistic relativity, which essentially means that language shapes reality. The […]

A woman in traditional Tibetan attire talking to men of the same community in a large hall.

Meet Tsering Kyi: An Inspiring Woman Leader from the Tibetan Community in India

Set in the mountainous terrains of Dharamshala, overlooking the mighty Himalayas, the Central Tibetan Administration […]

Test Reads: Journey of an AIF Clinton Fellow. Picture of the author is below the banner and against a wall with graffiti which reads 'Carpe Diem'. The AIF and AIF Clinton Fellowship logos are on either side of top corners.

The Path Ahead: Serving as a Fellow This Winter

When I was a little girl, my mother would narrate the story of a feeble […]

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