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Shehzia Lilani

Shehzia Lilani

Country Director - India


Development Sector


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As one of the founding team members and currently Country Director of Amani Institute in India, Shehzia is responsible for leading Amani’s work in India, their base for supporting changemakers across Asia. She has led training sessions with a large variety of clients including The Rockefeller Foundation, Oxfam, University of Chicago, UN Women Afghanistan, and Nilekani Philanthropies.
In the first ten years of her career, Shehzia designed and delivered learning and development interventions in the corporate world. She worked with leading financial services companies like Barclays and Société Générale, where she led their behavioural learning, leadership development, and talent management initiatives.
While pursuing her graduate degree in Psychology, she joined AIESEC and took on a leadership position in her third year with them. Soon after graduating, Shehzia started an AIESEC internship in the city of Wroclaw, Poland, where she worked with a corporate training and consulting firm and thereafter began her career journey.