Abhina Aher is a transgender woman (identified as hijra, indigenous group) working as Programme Manager with India HIV/AIDS Alliance on sexual minority programme from over five years such as Pehchan (in hindi means acknowledgement, identity) which is the single largest country grant HIV programme with MSM transgender hijra community in 17 Indian states and Wajood (in hindi means pride) with 6000 transgender women and Hijras in five states to increase sexual health and reduce gender based violence. She has been working in sexuality, gender, health and human rights issues for over 19 years. She was elected as Chair of Asia Pacific Transgender Network (APTN) and member of the International Resource Group on Transgender women and HIV. She is staring committee member of International Trans Fund and board member of Global Trans Equality (GATE). She is also member of High Level Meeting Global Task Force Committee and started first ever ‘transgender dancing group called Dancing Queens’ to sensitize the key stakeholders on gender, sexuality and raise crucial funding for HIV positive trans people in India.