Swati Agarwal Social Development Expert

Swati is the General Manager of Social Venture Partners (SVP) Hyderaad, where she builds powerful partnerships with non-profit organisations to tackle India's most pressing social challenges. SVP is the world's largest network of engaged philanthropists, with over 3,200+ investor-donors across more than 40 cities worldwide. Swati is a Teach For India Fellow - she has taught 100 girls for two years in a slum community in New Delhi. She has previously worked with Hedge Funds for four years as a consultant in New Delhi and New York. Swati holds a bachelor degree in Computer Science from the Institute of Engineering and Rural Technology.


Building Respect in the Corporate World

Relationship between the boss and the sub-ordinate is one of the most important relationships at any point in people's lives. 


Inspirations and Learnings from Global Action on Poverty Event 2019

I had an overwhelmingly gratifying kick-off to my new year! I attended the Global Action against Poverty (GAP), a 3-day event held at Sabarmati Ashram, Ahmedabad. I am really grateful to SVP for providing me with the opportunity to attend full program. In my corporate job, I have taken such opportunities for granted. But thankfully, now my lens has changed, for better! I have come back feeling so deeply inspired that I feel I am a different person today than I was last year. As Ms. Meera Shenoy, Founder of Youth4Jobs, who was also a speaker at GAP, rightly said that the mind automatically switches to reflective mode when you are at Gandhi's humble abode, the Sabarmati Ashram.


Jealousy, Inferiority, Politics, Stress: 10 Steps for Using these as your Strengths!

If one or more from below list of things apply to you or someone you care about, let's explore how to come out of these negative emotions and use them as our strengths:


How is my Child's Mental Health? And Why I must know it before it's too late!

We all need someone whom we can share our feelings with- frustrations of work, issues in the relationship, family-problems, financial struggle, and so on.


My 4 Year Journey since I quit Corporate to Join Social Sector

It's been almost four years since I started taking full-time interest (and sweating my hair out) in the social sector in India. In October, 2014, I quit my corporate job to find my calling, and I feel really grateful for the opportunities that have come my way to date on this path!