ElsaMarie D'Silva, MBA

Safecity ,
Managing Director

Get to know ElsaMarie

ElsaMarie D’Silva is currently the Cofounder and Managing Director of Red Dot Foundation (Safecity) which is a platform that crowdsources personal experiences of sexual violence and abuse in public spaces. Since Safecity started in Dec 2012, it has become the largest crowd map on the issue in India, Kenya, Cameroon and Nepal.

She is a fellow with Aspen New Voices, Vital Voices and Rotary Peace. Prior to Safecity, she was in the aviation industry for 20 years where she worked with Jet Airways and Kingfisher Airlines. Her last portfolio was Vice President Network Planning & Charters where she oversaw the planning and implementation of 500 daily flights at Kingfisher Airlines.  

She has written articles that have appeared in CNN, Huffington Post and the WIP. She has spoken about her work at the Aspen Ideas Festival and at TEDx MidAtlantic.