FOUNDER

Worrin Muivah

Worrin Muivah has over five years of experience in the development and corporate sector. He is a Young India Fellow, a liberal arts post graduate Fellowship delivered in collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania, King’s College London, Sciences Po Paris, University of California Berkeley and Yale University. Worrin completed his Master’s in Development Studies, specialising in Human Rights, Peace and Conflict Studies from the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University, in The Hague, Netherlands, on a fully funded scholarship from the Government of India. While at the Hague, he was also selected as one of the 30 participants from around the world for the Peacemakers 2016 Workshop/Conference on “Migration and Securitization of Europe : Views from the Balkan Corridor”, organized by Koc University, Istanbul in collaboration with the University of Kent.

Prior to setting up STEP, Worrin was the Head of Marketing/Outreach and Senior Programme Manager at The Naropa Fellowship. Worrin has also worked with Leaders’ Quest as a Program Coordinator and has been a part of three successful Quests in Romania, Malaysia and China. Previously, Worrin worked with N-Sight Consulting, a Think Tank specializing in the sphere of social policy and electoral behavior, where he successfully headed their North East India project enabling their client to emerge as the single largest party in the state election. Worrin has also worked with Amnesty International India in their “Undertrials Project” where he and his team successfully investigated the causes of excessive undertrial detention in the Indian prison system and campaigned for systemic change in the criminal justice system. They successfully published their findings as a report titled, “Justice Under Trial: A Study of Pre-trial Detention in India”.