Kanika Sethi Profile ImageLegal Advisor & Access Auditor (Hony.)
Corporate Counsel, MNC

Access Auditor and Advocate working on promotion of universal accessibility in South Asia. She leads campaigns and seminars on inclusion and empowerment of women with disabilities.
Ms. Sethi is a result oriented and an astute legal professional with ability to collaborate, develop & lead with more than 7 years of work experience in managing legal affairs & documentation for Individual clients and corporations.
A Legal advisor to SAMARTHYAM since 2006, she is also an Access Auditor working on Barrier Free Environment and
Women Empowerment through various prestigious projects.

EDUCATION:
LL.B Bharti Vidyapeeth University, Pune (Maharashtra)
Intermediate ICSI
Bachelor of Commerce University of Delhi

TRAINING PROGRAM AND WORKSHOPS:

  • 2007 Access for All- Advance Training Course by Samarthyam and Handicap International, New Delhi
  • 2006 “Creation of a Technical Resource Pool on Access in Delhi”, Jamia Hamdard University, Samarthyam and Handicap International.

ACCESS AUDIT EXPERIENCE:
Over 400 public buildings in the country since 2004

MEMBER:

  • Bar Council Of India
  • Delhi High Court Bar Association
  • Youth Hostels Association Of India

RESOURCE PERSON:

  1. Ongoing Legal advisor, General legal advice and Commercial Contracts like purchase of goods and/or services, Consultancy agreement, Non-disclosure agreements, Indemnity bonds, Memorandum of understanding, letter of intent, Performance bonds etc.
  2. Ongoing Team Member, Training programs, workshops and Advocacy campaigns
  3. 2012 Resource person, Access for All Workshop, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  4. 2007-12 Attended Meeting on 11th Five Year Plan on specific issues/theme as part of working group on empowering the disabled including Barrier Free Environment and Social Awareness
  5. 2010 Member, Project Committee “Accessible Delhi-2010”
  6. 2008 Team Member, Inclusive Education Campaign – Sakshar 2008, an awareness rising campaign on “Education for All” with Delhi University
  7. 2001-02 Access Auditor, Project “Accessible Delhi” – on access audits & implementation of accessibility standards in Dilli Haat & DMRC stations

AWARENESS RAISING CAMPAIGNS:

  1. 2012-13 STOP Violence Against Women and One Billion Rising
  2. 2010-2012 Access for All campaign, India and Sri Lanka
  3. 2008 Equal Opportunity Cell, Awareness raising campaign on “Education for All”, Univ of Delhi