Gayathri is the CEO of LabourNet. She has built LabourNet into a respected social enterprise, by anchoring on values of growth, transparency social protection and inclusion. LabourNet has won numerous awards in the last few years for its model and contribution to society. She has been extensively involved in policy issues & community mobilizations relating to Livelihoods, Social Security and the informal economy. Gayathri has a Doctorate in development studies with more than 17 years’ experience in both national and international organizations.
Gayathri has held several advisory posts in the Government – Member Aadhar (UIDA), Member, BOCCW, Government of Harayana. Currently, she is a member of National CII skill committee & South Region CII skill committee; She is also a Chairwoman, Indian Women Network (IWN) Southern Regional Council Karnataka.
Before joining LabourNet, she has held senior positions at International Labour Organization and other multilateral organisations for eight years such us UNICEF, UNDP, UNESCO, NORAD etc.
She has more than 30 publications in the areas of labour and employment and gender issues to her credit.