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Mallika DUTT Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer, Breakthrough, New York


1982-1987 Assistant Coordinator, International Women s Tribune Centre, New York
1989-1991 Associate, Litigation and Trusts & Estates Departments, Debevoise & Plimpton, New York
1991,1993 Adjunct Assistant Professor, Women s Studies & Political Science, Hunter College, New York
1992-1994 Director, The Norman Foundation, New York
1994-1996 Associate Director, Center for Women s Global Leadership, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
Program Officer - Human Rights and Social Justice, Ford Foundation, New Delhi
 Since 2001 Founder, President and CEO, Breakthrough, New York and New Delhi
 Educational History
1983 Mount Holyoke College, A.B.
1986 Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs M.I.A.
1989 New York University School of Law, J.D.


Board of Directors, Peace is Loud, 2014
Board of Advocates, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, 2014
Global Agenda Council on India, World Economic Forum, 2014
Board of Directors, Public Interest Projects Funder Collaborative, 2013


Some Reflections on U.S. Women of Color and the UN Fourth World Conference on Women and NGO Forum in Beijing, China. Feminist Studies, Vol.22, No. 3, 1996
Beijing  95: A Global Referendum on Human Rights of Women, with Charlotte Bunch and Susana Fried. Canadian Women s Studies, Vol. 16, No. 3, 1996
Claiming Human Rights: Feminism of Difference and Alliance. Shohat, Ella.Ed. Talking Visions: Multicultural Feminism in a Transnational Age. The MIT Press, 1998
Local Action Global Change: Learning About the Human Rights of Women and Girls, with Julie Mertus
and Nancy Flowers. UNIFEM and Center for Women s Global Leadership, 1999


50 Fearless Minds Changing the World, Daily Muse, 2013
Yo Dona International Humanitarian Award, Yo Dona-El Mundo Magazine, 2013
North Star Award Honoree, North Star Foundation, 2013
Lipman Family Prize,The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, 2014