Sujata Goswami has over ten years of experience in the development sector and four years of experience in teaching. She is presently the Executive Director at Sarba Shanti Ayog (SSA); SSA is the development partner and the parent organization of the pioneering Fair Trade organization- SASHA. She has been with SSA since 2006 with a brief stint in SASHA, overseeing the textile and garments operations and supply chain. She is presently overseeing Sasha’s domestic business development and assisting the Sasha’s CEO in business and market development.
Sujata is an ex-officio member on the Board of Sarba Shanti Ayog, and a permanent invitee to the Board of SASHA. She is also a Managing Trustee of Ruro Agro Services Association, an organization promoted by SSA and Sasha that works with agri-based products like spices and herbal bodycare; and a former member of the Gender Working Group at World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO). Sujata Goswami’s expertise lies in Enterprise and business Development, especially in Crafts sector, Livelihoods and Gender. She has diverse and in-depth experience in Capacity building and scaling up of Micro Enterprises, Project management, Monitoring & Evaluation, Action Research, Fair Trade, Environmental & social compliances, Audits, Certification etc.
Sujata Goswami is a Bachelor of Science from Autonomous Holkar Science College, Indore and has a Post Graduate Diploma in Development Studies from Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad with a Gold Medal.