Ritika holds a B.A. hons in Political Science from Ramjas College, University of Delhi, and an M.A. in Gender Studies from Ambedkar University, Delhi. She graduated in 2013, and began working at CSR that same year. As a Project Coordinator at the Gender Training Institute wing of CSR, she works on fundraising, formulating project proposals, project implementation, and monitoring and evaluating. A large part of her work involves site-visits, and working directly with individuals in the field. She believes strongly in grassroots focussed, community-led development.
Some of the projects that she has worked on include: “Trans-Boundary Water Management in Kosi River Basin: India & Nepal”, “Self -Help Group of Women for Sustainable Water Resource Management and restoration of Water Resources”, she has also been part of CSR’s Safe Cities and Police Trainings Project. Further, she has also conducted numerous capacity building workshops and trainings for a diverse range of participants, ranging from Government agencies, local NGO’s, and community partners. She has organised and executed a national level workshop focussed on “best practices on water conservation and climate change in India”.
Her primary field of interest is: capacity building in areas of gender, water, and climate change.