Varda Mehrotra

Varda Mehrotra is an animal advocate and movement builder, exploring intersectional solutions. Most recently, she founded Samayu to undertake intersectional work and apply a systems approach for issues surrounding justice and animals. Under her decade-long leadership, FIAPO - India's federation for animal organisations - was recognised as one of the most effective animal charities. She has spearheaded several programmes for both immediate and long-term responses to dog conflict in various parts of India.