Alisha Miranda

Director, TrustLaw Connect

Executive summary: Alisha leads the TrustLaw Connect team.

Languages spoken: English English Spanish Spanish

Alisha is the Director of TrustLaw Connect. Prior to joining the Thomson Reuters Foundation, Alisha was Senior Manager of Community Investment at Standard Chartered Bank. Alisha oversaw global strategy on community initiatives in the Bank’s 70+ countries. One of Alisha’s key achievements was the successful design and implemetation of the award-winning, Goal programme, a global initiative which uses sport to empower adolescent girls with life skills and financial literacy. Prior to joining the Standard Chartered, Alisha was Senior Director of Corporate Social Engagement at Changing Our World, developing strategic social responsibility programmes for corporate and nonprofit clients including ConAgra Foods, the UN World Food Programme, and MasterCard International, among others. She also worked as a management consultant for Monitor Group. Alisha is a trustee of Coin Street Community Builders, Women Win, and an advisor to Lend-A-Hand India. She received a Master’s Degree in Gender, Development, and Globalisation from the London School of Economics where she studied Corporate Social Responsibility and Gender Equality, and graduated from Harvard University with a BA in Women’s Studies.

Migrants walk along railway tracks after crossing the Canada-U.S. border
A displaced boy waits outside a camp south of Mosul, Iraq
A man walks past a UNESCO world heritage site in Kathmandu, Nepal
Displaced children who fled the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul with their families play at Khazer camp