Red Dot Foundation Global

Red Dot Foundation Global is a 501c3 organisation

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About Us

Our History


Red Dot Foundation Global was founded in 2017 in the United States to support the work on sexual violence.

Our Mission


Ending violence against women and girls using crowdsourced data, community engagement and institutional accountability.

Our Team


ElsaMarie D'Silva - Founder & President

Suzanne Goodney Lea - CEO

Lauren Anderson - Board Chair

Supreet K Singh - Board Director

Sally Munemitsu - Board Director

Eirliani Abdul Rahman - Board Director

Gillian D'Souza - Director Partnerships

Vital Voices Global Leadership Awards 2017 

How to Use the Safecity Mobile App

Our Work

Prevention of Sexual Violence on College Campuses in USA & UK


We have engaged college students, professors and administrators on sexual violence prevention through research, workshops, lectures and the Safecity app at the following Universities:

Yale University

University of Denver

Regis University, Denver

University of Maryland

University of Southampton, UK

Safecity Kenya - Partnership with Polycom Development Project


Through a partnership with Polycom Development Project in Kibera, Nairobi, we have been able to work closely to address sexual violence amongst young girls. Solutions have involved use of community radio & involvement of religious & community leaders. 

You can support our work in Kenya here - https://www.globalgiving.org/projects/mapping-sexual-violence-in-kenya/

Safecity Trinidad & Tobago - Partnership with Ms. Brafit


Safecity is partnering with Ms. Brafit in the Caribbean. Our first campaign  #PlayItSafe addresses sexual violence during Carnival and other public celebrations. Do join us if you have ideas in other parts of the Caribbean. 

You can also support our work in the Caribbean here - https://www.globalgiving.org/projects/a-carnival-free-from-sexual-violence/

Safecity Malaysia


Sisterhood Alliance is a Malaysian NGO focusing on empowering young girls through various methods including workshops, seminars, talks, and special activities. Part of its content is sexual harassment awareness which has been supported by Safecity™ since year 2017 with larger target audience that includes women from different demographics. Besides raising awareness through talks and seminars, they have been collecting data related to public sexual harassment through both manual and electronic. 

Advocacy & Policy


We are part of the following international networks and coalitions

  • ECOSOC accreditation at the UN
  • World Urban Campaign (UN Habitat)
  • SUM4ALL at World Bank
  • Vital Voices
  • Rotary Peace
  • UNAOC's Intercultural Innovation Award
  • The Global Diplomacy Lab (German Federal Foreign Office)
  • Peace & Collaborative Development Network
  • Alliance for Peacebuilding

Upcoming Events


We will be speaking and participating at the following international events.

  • United States Institute of Peace, DC USA - Brownbag - 1 Aug 2019
  • The Association of Commonwealth Universities, London, UK - 21 Aug
  • Bled Strategic Forum, Slovenia - 2 Sep 2019
  • National Academy of Sciences, DC, USA - 18 Sep 2019
  • PeaceCon, DC, USA - 3 Oct 2019

Get Involved

Partnerships & Collaboration


We cannot solve the issue of sexual violence alone. We have a range of partners from NGOs, Corporations, Government and Media. 

Our Partners work in Malaysia, Argentina, South Africa, Nigeria, Cameroon and Nepal.

Our founding organisation is in India with presence in Mumbai, Delhi, Patna, Ahmedabad and Pune. 

Do get in touch if you would like to start a Safecity chapter in your city and country.



We conduct the following workshops:

- Gender sensitivity amongst teenagers

- Prevention of sexual harassment & discrimination at the workplace

- Diversity and Inclusion in organisations

- Understanding consent & healthy relationships

Break the Silence


- Report sexual violence using our Safecity app (Android and iOS)

- Be an active bystander and report sexual violence

- Ensure your company has the right policies for gender equality and safe work environments

Get in touch with us should you need our expertise in any of the above areas



July 2019

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Red Dot Foundation Global

5217 Lightning View Rd. Columbia, MD 21045, USA

EIN 82-1206435