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Vandana Hart is the former coordinator of the UN Women Safe Cities Global Programme which she led pilots for in New Delhi, Port Moresby, Quito, Kigali, and Cairo and which has since expanded to over 20 cities.

As creator and host of We Speak Dance, which aired on Netflix worldwide January 2018, Vandana uses dance as an international language to connect people across cultures. While working for the UN and a judge on “So you think you can dance” in Kenya, Vandana found dance was the most powerful way to unite people, transform lives and act as a weapon for social change. She has traveled to over 80 countries leading dance workshops, choreographing music videos and consulting for the UN on women’s rights and youth empowerment.

She trained at the world-renowned Alvin Ailey School of dance, studied Global Relations and Affairs at NYU and holds a Masters of Science, Development, Gender and Globalization from London School of Economics and Political Science.