Madhura Dutta, the former ED of AIACA, has 18 years of experience in the social development sector with extensive experience in livelihood generation models across India. She has worked in various grassroots initiatives as well as in UNESCO and has contributed towards development of Cultural Policy and Cultural Entrepreneurship focusing on creative industry models. Her vast experience on community development matched with her passion in handicrafts had brought her to AIACA. After successfully heading AIACA for four years, she was incorporated in its Governing Body. Currently she is a Senior Advisor of national CSR initiatives of JCBI. She has a Masters degree in Sociology from University of Calcutta, a Masters degree in Sustainable Development from UK and a PhD from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. She is also a Commonwealth Scholar.