Sarojini

Sarojini.

Sarojini holds a BA in Religious Studies and Political Science from Grinnell College’17. She also studied abroad in Athens, Greece, in 2015 at DIKEMES the Hellenic and Mediterranean Studies Centre, where she specialised in Peace and Conflict Studies. She went to pursue an MSc in Contemporary India Studies from the School Of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS, University of London). Her dissertation explored themes of gender, resistance, aesthetics, and urban planning by focussing on the relationship between sanctioned street art, and illegal graffiti in Delhi.

Sarojini has previous experience working with non-profit women’s organisations in the U.S. and in Indonesia. At Women for Afghan Women in New York, and BaliWise in Bali, she was involved at a grassroots level in teaching and advocacy.  She has also worked with a Member of Parliament from Assam, where she was responsible for conducting policy level research on myriad issues.

She joined CSR as an intern in April, 2019, and is currently working at the Gender Training Institute, assisting the Project Coordinator on various gender, water, and climate change projects. She is also managing the institute’s Twitter and Instagram handles.

Conferences:

  • Panelist: Bridging Divide: Cross Kashmir LOC Youth 2018 Conference, organised by Kashmir Institute, held in SOAS, London on 20th April 2018. Presented paper titled: “Has Secularism Failed the Kashmiri Pandits?”