WE ARE CSR INDIA

Centre for Social Research (CSR) is a non-profit organization based in New Delhi, India was founded in 1983. CSR is dedicated to creating a violence-free, gender-just society through social research, capacity building and advocacy.

MEET OUR TEAM

DIRECTOR

Dr. Ranjana Kumari

HEAD OF RESEARCH DIVISION

Dr. Manasi Mishra

ADVISOR

Dr. Anita Brandon

A renowned social activist and a prolific academician, Dr. Ranjana Kumari is the Director of Centre for Social Research as well as Chairperson of Women Power Connect. Dr. Kumari has dedicated her life to empowering women across the South Asia region.

Dr. Manasi Mishra is presently the Head of Research & Knowledge Management Division in Centre for Social Research (CSR), India. She is a known voice against pre-natal sex selection leading to skewed

Dr. Anita has been a Professor in-charge for Capacity Building of PRIs and State Nodal Officer for PRI Training in Rajasthan for last 23 years. She has also been the Nodal Officer for all projects assisted by United Nations, in the SIRD&PR, Rajasthan.

HEAD OF ORGANISATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Valerie Hohman

HEAD OF MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS

Jyoti Vadehra

PROJECT COORDINATOR

Tanya Thakur

With over 15 years of industry experience, Jyoti Vadehra heads the Media and Communications operations at the Centre for Social Research. She serves as one of the first Indian members of Meta’s Global Women’s Safety Expert Advisors. She leads, mentors, and implements projects in gender rights, digital safety, and sustainable development. And is skilled in social media strategy and management, organizational and business communications, partnerships management, as well as graphic design.

Tanya with her diverse work experience has worked on multiple projects with children, youth and women on the convergence of gender, children, education and digital technologies.  She is skilled in project management, content curation, graphic designing as well as writing.
ASSISTANT PROJECT COORDINATOR

Subha Dogra

ASSISTANT PROJECT COORDINATOR

Archana Hazarika

Assistant Project Coordinator

Sandra Eliza Manu

Sandra has completed her Master’s degree in Social Work and has vast experience in working with women and children for their rights and education.

Social Media Manager

Kanishka Gulati

Training Facilitator

Abhishek Sharma

Consultant

Meghna Singh

With her cross-cultural exposure and more than 5 years of diverse work experience, her work is inclined towards pursuing multidisciplinary research for socio-cultural problems and aims to provide creative solutions.

IT Person / SEO Analyst

Manoj Kashyap

Administrative Secretary

K.K Balakrishnan

Accountant

Anil Kumar

Consultant

Sandeep Gupta

Counsellor

Rakhi Sharma