Managing Committee Member
Lathamala brings 18 years of working experience with a NGO and 8 years with Government of Karnataka. She has rich grassroots experience in community mobilization, building peoples’ institutions, skills and livelihoods promotion, gender equity, NGO management, participatory approaches, project and operations management and resource planning.
She is instrumental in changing the scope and focus of the Government project from rehabilitation of Devadasis to prevention of dedication of girl children in Belgaum district of Karnataka. This resulted in the creation of a social movement and the establishment of a separate organization of ex-devadasis called ‘MASS’.