Archana Jha

Archana Jha.

20+ Years of Work Experience in Social Sector 

  • Organization: Centre for Social Research (CSR), New Delhi as  National Programme  Coordinator and Project Head, Leadership and Political Empowerment of Women
  • Organization: Landesa, India as Programme Manager, Gender
  • Organization: Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India, as Consultant

4.)   Organization: Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India as Programme Officer, Priyadarshini Project

  • Organization:  MahilaSamakhya, Bihar    as District Programme Co-ordinator (DPC)
  • Organization: Foundation for Awareness, Research and Education, Patna as Secretary

Work Experience Domain
Work area spreads across all the States of India. Have visited 13 States of India for work, educational advancement courses, skill development program and program implementation

Jammu and Kashmir, Haryana, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Delhi, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Chandigarh, Uttarakhand, Andhra Pradesh, and Goa

International Experience

  • Israel– In 2018 attended training programme titled “Political Empowerment of Women”
  • France– In2011completed “Foreign Immersion Course” at Sciences Po University, as part of  completion of Post Graduate Programme in  “Public Policy and Management”

Academic Qualification

  • Post Graduate in “Public Policy and Management” (From Management Development Institute, MDI, Gurgaon)
  • Post Graduate ,Foreign Immersion Course in Public Policy and Management”(From Sciences Po University, Paris, France)
  • Post Graduate in “Psychology”(From L.N Mithila University, Kameshwar Nagar, Darbhanga, Bihar)
  • Post Graduate in “Human Rights” (From Indian Institute of Human Rights, New Delhi)

Profession Training Received

  • MASHAV’s “International Training on Political Empowerment of Women” ,cosponsored by Israel Government , “Golda Meir Institute, Haifa , Israel”, “UN Women (ESARO)” and “Africa Centre for Transformative and Inclusive Leadership (ACTIL)”,held at Haifa in Israel, in June 2018
  • International training on “Building Online Communities for Civic Engagements” , cosponsored by “School of Policy and Governance ,(SPG) India”, and “University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia” held at New Delhi in India in October 2017
  • Training on “Land Rights of women” conducted by Landesa in June 2016
  • Training on “Monitoring and Evaluation” cosponsored by World Bank and Ministry of Women and Child Development, at New Delhi in September 2010
  • “Gender Training”conducted by Mahila Samakhyaat Bihar in August 2006

Scholarships Received

  • Scholarship granted by Government of Israel, in 2018 ,to pursue training on “Political Empowerment of Women” held from 18.06.2018 to 28.06.2018 at Haifa in Israel,  jointly conducted by MASHAV ,Golda Meir Institute, UN Women and ACTIL
  • Scholarship granted in 2017, by “School of Policy and Governance” to pursue executive education programme titled “Building Online Communities for Civic Engagement” ,jointly conducted by “School of Policy and Governance” and “University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney”
  • Scholarship granted by Ranchi University in 1982 for securing first division in 10th Board Examination ,conducted by Bihar State Examination Board.(Jharkhand State at that time was part of Bihar)

Research Paper Presented
Research Paper (dissertation) titled “Gender Budgeting in India and Causes of its Failure” presented at MDI Gurgaon in the year 2012