White House Author
Sunita Viswanath has worked in women's and human rights organizations for almost three decades. She is co-founder and active board member of the 14-year old front-line women’s human rights organization, Women for Afghan Women. Sunita is also co-founder and board member of Sadhana: Coalition of Progressive Hindus, living and building a Hinduism that prioritizes social justice, and upholding the Hindu principles of ekatva (oneness), ahimsa (non-violence) and sadhana (faith in action). Sunita is being honored for her work with Sadhana to encourage Hindus to live out these principles by taking care of the environment.