Svetlana is the Executive Director at IDIA. Her work involves capacity building, advocacy and knowledge creation in the space of Diversity, Inclusion and Accessibility in the legal field by actively engaging with relevant stakeholders while also sensitizing the focus group of community youth to the potential of law as a tool for social empowerment and a viable career option.
She also heads the Disability Access Programme at IDIA that works with members from the disability sector to remove barriers to meaningful participation for persons with disabilities in higher education and the legal profession.
During her previous role as a Human Rights lawyer, Svetlana has practiced before the Constitutional Courts of India representing the interests of some of the historically excluded sections of society. She has been a Bertha Global Exchange Fellow at the European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights.