NEELESHA DHAWAN

City

New Delhi

Education Background

Economics Honours, University of Delhi, Diploma in Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding from Lady Shri Ram College

Achievements

I was among the top 5 students who were awarded the Outstanding Student of the Year at my college.

Interests/ Hobbies

I enjoy reading non-fiction books centred around personal and career development. I worked in sex education, community development, etc. in various NGOs around Delhi. I have also worked in various capacities including serving on the Executive Boards of Delhi chapters of international organisations like Girl Up (UN Foundation) and Rotaract Club.

Field of Interest

I am inspired to work in Conflict Economics and Gender.

Post MDAE Plans

I intend to explore Gender and Conflict Economics, leveraging the finesse to make meaningful contributions to these domains.

Research Experience / Projects

  1. I have written a dissertation on Indian Law and the Scarlet Collar Industry, with an emphasis on the Hijra community in India.