Firoza Mehrotra

Firoza Mehrotra

Strategy Advisor

As the strategy adviser for HomeNet South Asia, Ms. Mehrotra provides overall guidance to the functioning of HNSA and advises its trustees and senior leadership on a range of issues. Ms. Mehrotra is a retired officer of the Indian Administrative Service and has over 40 years of experience of working both at the policy and field levels.  She has worked extensively in the areas of home-based work, gender equality, women’s empowerment, child development, adolescents, and population and development. At the time of her retirement, she was a Special Consultant to India’s Planning Commission. During her stint as the Deputy Regional Programme Director of UNIFEM South Asia (now UN Women), she worked on policy and advocacy issues with governments, civil society and research institutions. She has also worked with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) as their Gender Specialist.