Sanjana Govindan

Vice President GAME

Sanjana leads Women Entrepreneurship at Game, driving ideation, innovation, and implementation of interventions that create and unlock pathways for women entrepreneurs to grow, thrive, and flourish. Innovation, Imagination & Insight are her ‘go-to’ tools, to solve complex problems at scale. She brings her background in Innovation at the International Committee for the Red Cross (ICRC) to all aspects of her work- always looking for ways to create 10X impact. She is particularly focused on supporting and enabling people coming from backgrounds of poverty, vulnerability, and marginalization and over the past decade worked directly with over 50 nonprofits solving challenges in this segment.

In the past, she has worked extensively on the philanthropic side of the social sector, and her last role was as General Manager Social Venture partners. She is excited about working

with funders who are keen to unpack complex challenges and place big bets on the future. She is passionate about her role as guide and steward of these vital resources, working hard

to ensure meaningful impact for all involved.

Sanjana is a board member for Association of People with Disabilities. She is co-founder of India’s only cloud animal rescue network, and a published children’s book writer. Sanjana is an avid sportsman and continues to play badminton and shoot 10m rifle competitively.

Sanjana holds a master’s degree in public policy from the National University of Singapore, where she was an LKY Scholar. When not working, she loves to spend time with her daughter and dogs. She adores gardening and beekeeping.

Sanjana is very keen to collaborate, co-create and support entrepreneurs and ‘payitforward’ is her currency of choice. Please write to her at [email protected]

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