Vinita Shaw

Vinita Shaw India

Disha Foundation

Vinita Shaw is a Journalist with background in radio broadcasting for the last 28 years.

Born in New Delhi, India, Vinita quit her career with Tata-McGraw Hill publishing to enter into full-time Christian service following a personal encounter with Jesus.

Vinita is the former CEO of Trans World Radio-India.

In 2010, she founded Disha Foundation where she currently serves as CEO.

Through the government owned national channels, Vinita speaks on multi-lingual, weekly radio programs to an estimated 80 million across the Indian sub-continent teaching the Word and issues pertaining to sanctity of all human life, irrespective of age and gender.

Vinita was invited to speak at the United Nation's 58th current status of women in 2014 in New York on the Violence on pregnant women in India.

She has written two books: "I heard a voice" on the power of radio in India (translated into Finnish and Dutch) and "Unveiled" (translated into Dutch) on the devalued status of females in India. Her writings have been published in the United States, Europe and Canada.

In 2017, she was appointed to the board of the International Right to Life Federation as representative for India.

Vinita is married for the last 25 years to Pastor Timothy Shaw and they have two adult children. Vinita has founded Sunday schools, youth groups and Bible study groups in the Churches where they have served. She is often invited nationally and internationally to minister to youth, women and clergy.

Vinita has served on the Board of the Evangelical Fellowship of India and contributes regularly to their publications, particularly on the role of a Pastor's wife in the ministry of the Church.

She strongly advocates for the Church in India to engage in the social context of the rising crimes against girls in India.