Zarina Screwvala

Zarina Screwvala

Zarina Screwvala works full time as the Swades Foundation’s Managing Trustee & Director. Zarina was a co-founder of the media company UTV, where among other ventures, she created and launched several TV channels including Hungama, Bindass and UTV Movies.

Zarina and her husband Ronnie, are the Co-Founders of the not-for-profit Swades Foundation, committed to empowering one million lives in rural India every 5-7 years through a 360-degree model spanning Water, Sanitation, Health, Education and Livelihood.The foundation has 270+ full time staff serving 2500+ hamlets impacting over half a million people.

Zarina is a member of the UN Women Business Sector Advisory Council (BSAC). She has a deep interest in philosophy and is a member of New Acropolis.