Pratyaksha Jha

Research Assistant

Pratyaksha (they/them) recently completed their MA in Women's Studies from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. They hold a BA (Hons.) in Political Science from Ashoka University.

Pratyaksha's interests lie in processes of community-building, and the democratisation of information and knowledge systems. As a student, they amassed work experience in areas of gender-technology-media rights, digital news media, and economics and finance research. Within S&T Policy, they are particularly excited by research in the areas of Tech for Good, inclusive development, and digital rights and empowerment.

Outside work, you will find Pratyaksha looking for opportunities to know more about the world around them, reading and writing every spare moment they get, and finding comfort in spaces of solidarity and experiential wisdom as they seek to grow.