Roshini Prakash is Knowledge Senior Manager at AVPN. She leads research insights and the AVPN Academy initiative, which aims to provide a comprehensive social investment training curriculum for existing professionals and new entrants to the social sector in the Asia-Pacific region.
Roshini brings with her close to 15 years’ experience in research, strategy and advocacy across the non-profit and international development sector. In her last role as Assistant Director, Knowledge & Advocacy at Singapore’s National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre (NVPC), she led primary and secondary qualitative research to enable more strategic, impactful and sustained giving. Prior to this, she authored several working papers on philanthropy and social enterprise at the Asia Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy and supported research, capacity-building and advocacy on aid effectiveness at the Asian Development Bank.
Roshini has a Master in Public Policy from Georgetown University and a MSc in Development Studies from the London School of Economics. She serves as Council member at the Singapore Red Cross Society.