Ms. Smriti Sonam

Ms. Smriti Sonam

A new age thinker and a human right defender – Smriti believes in the power of multi-perspective thinking and creative problem solving. A Business Project Manager by profession Smriti is also passionately involved in projects at United Nations. As AFI (ECOSOC) representative, she has represented UN Global Youth at the United Nations and has been involved in Human Rights activities for more than 5 years. Recently she also headed a delegation as AFI (ECOSOC) representative at the European Parliament for European Youth Event 2018.

Immensely passionate about youth issues Smriti also co-chaired the Right to Youth Development Summit held in 2013 and 2014 at UN in Geneva. She has been involved and is working on the development of the Human Rights Council at the Palais des Nations. In years 2015 and 2016, she co-organized International Youth Summits at UN in Geneva, attracting participation of delegates from several countries. Smriti’s endeavors focus on the areas of importance to young people in the context of development. Bringing youth issues to the forefront of United Nations, specializing in business development, employment, and slavery & trafficking.

Smriti is an alumnus of Grenoble School of Management. An Engineer in Biotechnology, she is also a qualified Management Consultant with an extensive work experience of more than nine years in IT and Consulting. She excels in Product Management and Strategy in IT. Currently based in Nice, she works as a Business Project Manager in Travel Technology. She is a trained Indian Dancer who enjoys traveling and exploring new cultures. Her motto in life is – To create growth opportunities for all.

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