Krittika Ghosh (she/her) is the Executive Director of the Asian/Pacific Islander Domestic Violence Resource Project (DVRP). She has extensive experience working on violence against women in the US and Canada for the past 21 years. Krittika’s experience includes developing innovative programming on prevention of gender-based violence (GBV) in immigrant and refugee communities through transformative education and outreach campaigns such as the development of graphic novels and photo novels highlighting sexual violence, development of trauma art therapy workshops and peer engagement in responding to GBV. She has deep experience in community engagement, policy development and program management.
Krittika was a founding member of Ontario’s Provincial Violence against Women’s round-table and provided feedback to policies on the government’s GBV related policies. Krittika is also a co-founder of the Shakti Peer group, a peer-based group responding to gender-based violence in New York City. Krittika has been recognized for her work by the City of New York, The Filipino Women’s Network, and was one of Mother Board Magazine’s “Person of the Year” in 2017 for her work in ending gender-based violence. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Women’s Studies from Simmons University, Boston, and with a Master’s degree in Gender Studies from the London School of Economics & Political Science.