Komala Ramachandra has been a human rights advocate and lawyer for nearly two decades, promoting transparency, corporate accountability, and access to remedy for individuals and communities around the world. She is currently the Head of Human Rights and Women’s Empowerment at Gap Inc., focusing on improving respect for workers’ rights and well-being in facilities that manufacture Gap Inc. apparel globally. She also leads the design and implementation of Gap Inc.’s strategies on stakeholder engagement, fair wages, and human rights due diligence. 

Prior to joining Gap Inc., Komala worked in civil society, including Human Rights Watch and Accountability Counsel, and international organisations on human rights and business, economic inequality, rights-based development, social and environmental compliance, and access to remedy. She has a BA in economics and political science from Northwestern University and a JD from Harvard Law School.