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Shruti Kapoor

2022 Fellow

Lead, Economic Opportunities at UNICEF Yuwaah

Shruti Kapoor

Shruti leads the economic opportunities pillar at UNICEF Yuwaah, which comprises enabling jobs, entrepreneurship, and apprenticeship opportunities for young people. She has eight years of work experience in social impact and sustainability, spanning across India, the US, and the UAE. Shruti has led pan-India program operations and business development at the McKinsey Social Initiative’s youth education-to-employment program (Generation India). She has also worked extensively at the grassroots level on women’s rights and entitlements, life-skills education, digital literacy, and healthcare.

She is passionate about impacting education, youth employment, gender equality, and environmental sustainability through program management, strategy, multi-stakeholder partnerships, policy advocacy, and data-driven decision making.

Shruti pursued an MBA (Rural Management) from IRMA and an MA in Public Policy from the University of Chicago. She loves to travel, dance, write poems in English and Hindi, and help young people in their career paths.