Manak Matiyani | Executive Director



Manak is a feminist queer activist with extensive experience in facilitating youth leadership for social change. His work has focused on sexuality rights, gender justice, violence prevention, and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights awareness.

A graduate in Literature and Mass communication, he has experience in working with programme management and design, training and facilitation, social media and on ground campaigns, digital storytelling, leadership development and social entrepreneurship. At TYPF, he works across programmes to lead strategy development, partnerships and resource mobilising and management. He supervises programmes to support monitoring and quality of delivery and contributes to staff and volunteer training and development across the organisation and its programmes.

Prior to joining TYPF, Manak worked with diverse civil society organsiations, grassroots groups, educational institutions, volunteer collectives and youth led groups to deepen young people’s reflective and transformative engagement with self and social change.

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