Any kind of private organization that is independent from government control can be termed an 'NGO', provided it is not-profit, non-criminal and not simply an opposition political party. The orientation of these organizations refers to the kind of activities they are involved in. NGO activities range from human and animal rights protection, environmental activities, developmental work, health care, food and nutrition etc. These are organizations that strive to work for a better world.
If you are person who is willing utilize your education and research experience for a cause then an NGO is also a career track that offers you an opportunity to do so. An NGO can provide you with tremendous learning and growth opportunities both on the personal and professional front. Our invited guest working in a famous NGO can you help you understand the working of an organization like this in more depth and also at the same time help you realize if working for an NGO is something you wish to do and how your PhD degree can be helpful to you in this regard?