Regional Director, Corporate Responsibility, Asia Pacific, Cargill
Dipanwita’ s charter comprises of spearheading Cargill’s corporate responsibility and sustainable development practice area for the Asia Pacific region and interventions related to WASH (Water, Sanitation & Hygiene) globally. She leads a team of practice area experts that works towards bringing on intersections of food and nutrition security, diversity, equity & inclusion and sustainability by engaging with key stakeholders- communities, customers, NGO partners, government, industry bodies, academia, multilateral agencies and advocacy platforms for the key markets of Cargill in Asia Pacific.
She is passionate about the causes of education and gender equity and plays a key role in advancing the diversity and inclusion agenda at Cargill as a leader of Cargill Women’s Network for Asia Pacific and India. As an active member of the WILL Forum, she advocates for equal opportunities for women at workplace and holds a WILL Forum certification for “Women in Boards”. She serves on the Governing Board at United Way Delhi. She also serves as a core member of associations like BRICS Women Business Alliance, Della Leader’s Club Global CSR & Philanthropy Committee and Social Responsibility Sectional Committee of Bureau of India Standards.
Dipanwita was recently honored as one of the Top 20 Sustainability Champions in India and has been awarded as one of the 101 Most Talented CSR Leaders in a global listing in 2019.
A wellness enthusiast, she practices mindfulness and conscious nutrition, trains for strength & conditioning, mentors young people and loves to travel, trek, hike and dive in her spare time.