Esha Meher is a Postgraduate Student of Law and Human Rights at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Her research interests include Gender and Theological Studies, Human Rights and Migration. Meher describes herself as a quintessential people’s person. You may find her reading Plath or modern poetry when she is not busy chasing academic deadlines.
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Kirthi Jayakumar is an activist, artist, and writer from Chennai, India. She founded and runs the Red Elephant Foundation, a civilian peacebuilding initiative that works for gender equality through storytelling, advocacy, and digital interventions. She is a member of the Youth Working Group for Gender Equality under the UNIANYD. Kirthi is the recipient of the US Presidential Services Medal (2012) for her services as a volunteer to Delta Women NGO, and the two-time recipient of the UN Online Volunteer of the Year Award (2012, 2013). Kirthi is also the recipient of the Global Peace Prize 2016, from WeSchool, and the Rising Star of India Award, 2016, from We The City India. Her second book, The Dove’s Lament, made it to the final shortlist for the Muse India Young Writers’ Literary Award. Kirthi was recently invited to the United State of Women Summit at the White House in Washington DC, as a nominated changemaker. She is also a Zen Doodler, and her works have been commissioned by corporate establishments, non-profits and art collectors world over.
Sourya is a self-professed Edupreneur, who runs two websites, namely Arguendo and Off Campus School, both dedicated to helping current and future students, and a YouTube series which teaches legal concepts with the help of simple animations, called LearnLaw. A passionate writer, Sourya is a guest contributor for numerous online media houses including, The Indian Economist and LiveLaw besides being associated with Red Elephant Foundation as a Legal Researcher and Safecity as a Legal Volunteer.
Vandita is a development policy professional who holds an MA (Hons.) in Public Policy from the University of Mumbai and is pursuing her LL.B. from Government Law College, Mumbai. Vandita identifies strongly as a feminist and her areas of interest include international human rights law, development policy, gender justice and legal and judicial reform. She is passionate towards creating a gender just and more equitable world and hopes to find solutions to these pressing needs through a mix of law, policy, and people willing to fight hard enough to change the status quo. Vandita is currently the Policy, Legal and UN Liason Officer at Safecity (Red Dot Foundation) and an independent policy consultant, gender rights facilitator and legal researcher who has worked extensively with political leaders, government bodies, organizations and philanthropists towards development projects.