Moumita Bhowmick

Facilitator

Moumita BhowmickFacilitator – Environmental Education Profile: Moumita is a teacher at the after-school learning programme conducted by Dakshin Foundation under the Wipro Applying Thought in Schools initiative. She has been tutoring school students from the Wandoor community for several years and is an active member of the local community. She enjoys baking and her cakes…
Aplonia Topno

Facilitator

Aplonia TopnoFacilitator – Environmental Education Profile: Aplonia is a teacher at the after-school learning programme conducted by Dakshin Foundation under the Wipro Applying Thought in Schools initiative. She holds a Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed) and has had experience in the domain of school-support and curricular training for students of primary and upper-primary school. She…
Kanishk Srinivasan

Research Assistant

Kanishk SrinivasanResearch Assistant - Community Wellbeing and Environment Qualifications: MSc. Conservation and Rural Development, Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology, University of Kent, 2019. B.A. (Hons.) Sociology and Anthropology, Ashoka University, 2017. E -mail: kanishksrinivasan@gmail.com Profile: I completed my Masters in Conservation and Rural Development from the University of Kent. There, I did my dissertation…
Hariprasath R

Research Assistant

Hariprasath RResearch Assistant - Biodiversity and Resource Monitoring Programme Qualifications: M.Sc Applied Ecology, Université de Poitiers, 2019 B.Sc Advanced Zoology and Biotechnology, Loyola College, Chennai, 201 E -mail: hariprasath@dakshin.org Profile: Observing nesting olive ridley turtles in a shoreline dominated by human activities in Chennai played a major role in sparking my interest in ecology and…
Madhuri Mondal

Senior Research Assistant

Madhuri MondalSenior Research Assistant - Community Wellbeing and Environment Qualifications: M.A. Natural Resources & Governance, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (2016-2018), B.E Information Technology, Osmania University, 2009 Email: madhuri.mondal@dakshin.org Profile: Growing up in the Andamans and living close to the rainforest and coastal ecosystems, I have always been fascinated by them. I gave up my…
Mohit Mudliar

Project Assistant

Mohit MudliarProject Assistant – Biodiversity and Resource Monitoring Qualifications: M.Sc. Wildlife Science, Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun, 2019; B.Sc. Advanced Zoology and Biotechnology, Loyola College, Chennai, 2017 Email: mohit@dakshin.org Profile: My association with Dakshin started with my dissertation work on sea turtles. Hailing from the landlocked state of Chhattisgarh, my inclination towards marine life began…
Chandana Pusapati

Project Assistant

Chandana PusapatiProject Assistant – Biodiversity and Resource Monitoring Qualifications: M.Sc. Climate Science and Policy, TERI University, New Delhi, 2019 Email: chandana@dakshin.org Profile: Wildlife has always piqued my interest. So much so, that while pursuing my Masters in Climate Science and Policy, I would attempt linking the climate change related impacts and its consequences to earth’s…
Biswa Swaroop Das

Research Assistant

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Vineetha Venugopal

Senior Research Assistant

Vineetha VenugopalSenior Research Assistant Qualifications:  MA Social Work in Community Organisation and Development Practice, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai (2015-17) B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering, Government College of Engineering, Kannur (2004-2008) Email: vineetha@dakshin.org At Dakshin, I work with fishing communities  in Ganjam, Odisha to explore ways of strengthening their claims over coastal and marine commons.…
Shruti Sunderraman

Executive Editor - Current Conservation

Shruti SunderramanExecutive Editor at Current Conservation Qualifications: Graduate Degree in Bachelor of Mass Media from SIES College of Arts, Science and Commerce (Mumbai University)  E-mail: shruti@dakshin.org Profile: I am a journalist, writer, and editor working intensely with culture, gender, and scientific commentary. In my journey, conservation has made a place in different ways - sometimes,…