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Neha Gill

Neha Gill is Supervising Legal Advocate for Apna Ghar, a social service agency first organized to help the growing population of women from South Asia living in Chicago, who were suffering from domestic violence.

Neha Gill grew up in India, Mauritius, and the United States. She received a B.A in International Relations from Knox College in Galesburg, IL. She then studied International Development in graduate school at the University of Minnesota, where she became interested in the issue of women's rights, after interning for a community-based organization in Nairobi, Kenya. She has been at Apna Ghar since 2003, where she supervises the legal advocacy program.

Neha is a member of the Association of Women's Rights in Development and a volunteer for Amnesty International. She also serves on the board of the Leadership Center for Asian Pacific Americans and is pursuing further education at DePaul University in Chicago, IL.

  • Links:
  • Apna Ghar
  • Paper and Audio from the Conference:
  • Panel Dscussion (2008) - MP3