Programme Officer


Paromita Chowdhury joined Oak Foundation in 2012 as a programme officer to manage grants within the Joint India Programme.


Prior to joining Oak Foundation, Paromita worked with CARE India and Oxfam Great Britain on issues of reproductive rights, economic justice, rights to essential services and gender justice. Paromita has been associated with social development for the last 20 years and has substantial experience of working across remote districts of India.


Paromita has a post-graduate degree in Rural Management from Xavier Institute of Social Services, Ranchi (Jharkhand) and is a Packard Fellow on Population and Reproductive Health.



Our mission

Oak Foundation commits its resources to address issues of global, social and environmental concern, particularly those that have a major impact on the lives of the disadvantaged. With offices in Europe, Africa, India and North America, we make grants to organisations in approximately 40 countries worldwide.


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