Shairose Mawji takes over as Chief of UNICEF office in Orissa, India

Shairose Mawji takes over as Chief of UNICEF office in Orissa, IndiaBhubaneswar: Shairose Mawji has taken over as the Chief of the UNICEF office in Orissa. With a long and distinguished career in the UNICEF, her contribution and work would be valuable for the development of the State. She previously served as the chief of field operations in the UNICEF Bangladesh Country Office. As project officer in Kabul and Kandahar in Afghanistan, she earned public accolades.

Prior to joining the UNICEF, Mawji worked with the International Rescue Committee, an NGO in East Africa. She also worked in the health sector in Canada and England. She holds a Masters degree in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. A Canadian national, she is accompanied by her four-year-old twin daughters.

Mawji met top officials of the State Government on Thursday and reiterated UNICEF’s commitment towards ensuring rights of the children. UNICEF Education Officer Amarjit Jena and Programme Manager Job Zachariah also attended the meetings. Chief Secretary Tarun Kanti Mishra apprised about various innovative programmes that need to be undertaken by UNICEF. Mawji also held discussions with Principal Secretary School and Mass Education Vandana Kumari Jena.

Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

12 thoughts

  1. proud of you shairose. We miss you in canada. Wish you all the best & take care
    love shahee, hussain, hurain & baby zaf.


  2. Congratulations–this is only the beginning.Congratulations to the Nasser Mawji familLove from Akberali Pirbhai Mawji family


  3. Shairose,
    Congratulations, we are so proud of you. You will do an excellent job.
    Keep up the good work.

    From Mohamed, Tazim, Arif and Ghalib Sumar


  4. Shairose, Very proud of you Shairoz – Mary aunty – and the whole gang. We miss the girls. Love and keep up with your good work.


  5. As always you make us proud and happy with your achievements. It is good to know that you are once again nearby so you can have your R&R with us as long as you bring the girls along.

    Abdul and Rosila


  6. Congrats Shairoze feel proud of you, i knew that you had the ability to do the very best. We worked in UNICEF Afghanistan based in Islamabad Pakistan remember?

    Amina Hassan


  7. Hi Shairose. Congratulations! I knew this ! i was looking for you and found you by chance. I sent several emails to you in many different possible email addresses and unicef BCO could not give your contact. So I finally was searching you in google. Anyways I need to talk to you urgently for personal and professional reason. beat wishes to you and your family.


  8. Dear Sir,
    Greetings from our ICCC NGOs.
    we want to involve with the UNICEF Project, kindly assist us to get the Programs our NGOs.

    With regards.

    Odisha. India.


  9. Am tracing some named Shairose Mawji. We lost each other when she was in Tanzania working for the International Rescue Committee- IRC, in Mtabila Refugees Camp, Kasulu district, I would like to communicate with her. My address.

    Medson Mitarambo Zacharia
    Muhimbili National Hospital
    P.O.Box 54810
    Dar Es Salaam

    Cell. +255 752 579697
    +255 718 473737


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