About Us

EquiDiversity Foundation is a feminist, civil society organization working in three districts of South 24 Parganas, Birbhum and Purulia since 2016.

we are working towards gender equality (particularly in the areas of decision making and inclusive participation in governance) while promoting diversity.


Equidiversity Foundation envisions a society where there is gender equality, co-sharing of power and freedom from gender-based violence..


Equidiversity Foundation is committed to create an environment that promotes gender equality through political, social and financial empowerment with active informed participation of individuals (particularly women and girls), the community and the state.

Our Values

Equidiversity Foundation is driven by the values of equity, diversity, inclusion, non-discrimination, non-violence, mutual respect, transparency, accountability, democracy, openness, shared leadership, innovation, creativity, co-creation, listening deeply, active participation, honesty and commitment.

Our Unique Model


at a systemic change by making the rural governance more gender inclusive and participatory.


a supply chain of empowered inclusive women leaders who can govern well in the governance system as well as increase demand for these leaders, ultimately demonstrating that investing in women’s leadership can have significant political & social development benefits.


a platform for the creation of new generation thought leaders from an early age by working with children, adolescents and young adults


women’s platforms in the community to become ready to independently promote gender justice and equality work

Our Model

can be easily replicated elsewhere

Fresh & Clean Water

Our primary goal is developing a secure and safe world for poor peoples in the world.

Food & Shelter

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Medicine & Medical

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Basic Education

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Thematic Areas

  • Gender Equality
  • Women’s Empowerment through promoting self-reliance, resilience to gender-based violence and leadership, equal participation in governance and democracy
  • Child Protection & Child Rights
  • Adolescent/Young Adult Mobilization in stopping gender-based violence, reducing inequality in the society and creating leadership among youth.
  • Livelihood and income generation for women entrepreneurs.

Our Board of Trustees

Founder, Managing Trustee & Ashoka Fellow
Ms. Anindita Majumdar
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Mental Health Consultant
Ms. Chandana Baksi
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Media professional
Mr. S. Ghosh
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Our Board of Advisors

Director at PWC
Mr. Sanjay Sen
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Our Implementing Team

South 24 Parganas

  • Ms. Mandira Banerjee
  • Mr. Prithwish Tripathy
  • Ms. Lalita Midya
  • Ms.Chandana Halder
  • Ms.Pallabi Banik
  • Ms.Sonali Bajkhan Pradhan
  • Ms.Bandana Bera Biring
  • Mr. Subhankar Giri


  • Mr. Tarun Kr. Banerjee
  • Ms. Jhuma Ganguly Hazra
  • Ms. Rupashi Chowdhury
  • Ms. Kashmira Bibi
  • Ms. Rini Das
  • Ms. Beli Bagdi
  • Ms. Sumati Malakar
  • Mr. Amit Pal
  • Ms. Jhumpa Bagdi
  • Ms. Payel Chunary
  • Ms. Bandana Ghosh
  • Ms. Archana Kundu


  • Ms. Ruma Chowdhury
  • Ms. Shatabdi Roy
  • Ms. Jayanti Mahato
  • Ms. Panpati Mahato
  • Ms. Jyotsna Mahato
  • Mr. Sunirmal Mahato
  • Ms. Jharna Tudu


  • Dr. Subhrajyoti Mukherjee: Mental Health
  • Ms. Paromita Chowdhury: Mental Health
  • Mr. Chandan Mukherjee: Livelihood
  • Ms. Ellora Debnath: Media

Our Contacts

  • Address: A/14, Katjunagar, 2nd Floor, Flat No. 6, Jadavpur, Kolkata - 700032, West Bengal, India
  • Phone: +91 98306 70388
  • Email: equidiversity@gmail.com
  • Website: www.equidiversity.org