Dr. Kalpana Viswanath

CEO of Safetipin

Dr Kalpana Viswanath is a researcher and practitioner on gender inclusive urbanisation.  She is the co-founder and CEO of Safetipin, a social enterprise that uses technology and data to advocate for safe urban spaces in more than 25 cities. She is part of Delhi government’s Women’s Safety Committee and has worked as a consultant with UN Women and UN Habitat. She is a member of the Advisory Group on Gender Issues at UN Habitat, Board member of SLOCAT, ICPC and Jagori. She has published widely, co-edited a book on Building Gender Inclusive Cities and has been a regular columnist.