Manak Matiyani | Executive Director



Manak Matiyani is a feminist, queer activist and has over 8 years of experience as a development professional. His work is aimed as facilitating youth leadership of social change, with a focus on issues of sexuality, gender based violence, sexual and reproductive health and rights and youth development. Manak is also a trained documentary filmmaker and his experience includes programme management and design, training and facilitation, developing and managing social media and on ground campaigns, community based interventions, digital storytelling, leadership development and social entrepreneurship. 

Before joining TYPF, Manak worked with Commutiny - The Youth Collective, The Magic Lantern Foundation, the Tata Institute of Social Sciences and has done independent consultancies with national and international organisations including Pravah, Breakthrough, UNHCR, UNFPA, and Girls Count.