Advocate for transforming girls lives in Southern Asia
London, United Kingdom
Anne Makepeace has been involved in a variety of philanthropic efforts throughout her time living internationally. She has been involved in Tokyo with Women’s Shelters, with Dasra and as a UK Ambassador for the Mumbai-based Magic Bus, which through sport development, focuses on improved outcomes. Anne has also been on the UK Support Foundation of the Asian University for Women (AUW) in Chittagong, Bangladesh since 2007. In addition, she is a mentor for AUW alumni during their graduate studies in the UK.
Anne was born in New Delhi where her parents were working as US diplomats in the embassy. As a child, she lived in Peshawar, Pakistan; Ankara, Turkey; Chennai, India; and Washington DC. After graduating from Connecticut College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History, Anne worked in the photography industry in New York City. As her global journey continued, she lived with her husband Tarun Jotwani and her twins in Tokyo, London, and Mumbai over the course of two decades.
Fellow: Tarun Jotwani