Rohini Sharma Joshi

Rohini Sharma Joshi

Equalities Manager

Trust Housing Association

Rohini is the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Manager of Trust Housing Association and manages the award winning EDI Programme.

She has been the Chair of Edinburgh and Lothian Racial Equality Council, a member of the Diversity Advisory Committee for the Crown Office, and is the current Chair of Nari Kallyan Shangho (an organisation for the welfare of South Asian women), PATH (Scotland) and W1 Minority Ethnic Women in Scotland.

Rohini has been a member of the Advisory Group for the development of the Scottish Government’s Ageing Population Strategy and the Scottish Housing Charter Sounding Board. Currently she is a member of the Scottish Older People Assembly.

She was selected by the British Council for the InterAction Leadership programme, Jordon, Egypt and Scotland 2008-09 as one of 25 representatives from Scotland. In March 2012, Rohini was awarded the ‘Robina Goodlad Woman Achievers in Housing Award’.

She was recently awarded (Feb 2013) “Outstanding Contribution to Scottish Society” at the first Scottish Asian Woman Association Awards ceremony.

“I am passionate about Equality for all and strongly believe that advancing Diversity and Inclusion not only makes a workplace where all potentials are given opportunities to advance, it also helps improve service delivery. I believe that the National Patrons Network will provide a platform to take the EDI agenda forward.”