Dr Sarabajaya Kumar recently co-founded a non-profit organisation, Intersectionality. She is working on projects relating to diversity, inclusion and governance and disability and employment.
Her interests relate to accountability, governance, intersectionality, ethical leadership and coaching.
Sarabajaya currently holds a senior teaching fellowship in voluntary sector policy and management at University College London (UCL). She has held faculty positions at various universities including the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), the University of Oxford and the Open University.
She has a PhD in Public Policy and Management.
Sarabajaya is also a trustee of, and advisor to, various social purpose organisations including the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) in the UK and a number of small charities.
She chairs a small global educational charity, Future First Global, and is vice-chair of Mulberry School for Girls in London's East End. She has extensive experience of coaching and mentoring university academics, grant-makers and social entrepreneurs.
Sarabajaya is a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (FRSA) – a London-based organisation committed to finding practical solutions to social challenges – and a European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) accredited coach.
The thread that links her pro-bono and paid work is a strong commitment to inclusion and social justice.