Prajnya through the years
The launch of Prajnya Initiatives; September 9, 2007
Our 5th anniversary as Prajnya Trust; September 9, 2012
Celebrating 10 years of Prajnya; September 9, 2017
- Swarna Rajagopalan, Ph.D., Managing Trustee, is a Chennai-based political analyst and consultant.
- Dr. D. Jayashree is an Ayurvedic physician.
- Anuradha Venkatesh is a management professional.
- Nandhini Shanmugham is a development communications professional.
- Sweta Narayanan is an education and curriculum professional.
- Shakthi S., Ph.D., is an academic specialising in Development Studies.
- Subhashini Selvanathan is an accounts specialist.
- A.C.R. Sudaroli is a social work professional.
PANEL OF ADVISORS
- Rajmohan Gandhi, historian and biographer, presently at the University of Illinois, Urbana.
- Ingrid Srinath, Director - Centre for Social Impact & Philanthropy, Ashoka University
- Ammu Joseph, journalist.
- N. Shekar, senior management professional, aerospace industry, and start-up mentor.
THE PRAJNYA TEAM
- A.C.R. Sudaroli, Chief of Operations
- Nandhini Shanmugham, Communications and Resource Mobilisation Director
- Dr. Shakthi S., Research Director
- N. Santha, Logistics and Facilities Manager
- Amirtha M.. Programme Associate
POLITICS, SECURITY AND GENDER INITIATIVE
Gender Violence Research and Information Taskforce (GRIT)
R. Rajaram GRIT Research Fellows
- Jhuma Sen
- Suchaita Tenneti
- Sudha Rajagopalan
EDUCATION FOR PEACE
Prajnya Shanti Fellow
- Chintan Girish Modi
- K Jayalakshmi (2006-2012)
- Sudha Ramachandran (2006-2009)
- Ratna Mukherjee (2006-2008)
- S. Sowmya (2010-2013)
- Anjale Stephanos (2011-2014)
- Saundarya Rajesh (2012-2015)
- Shilpa Anand (2006-2021)
Programme Officer, GRIT
- Ragamalika Karthikeyan (2015-2016)
- Pozhil S.G. (2020)
- Sharathkumar R. (2021)
- Maryam Nayaz (2021-22)
Campaign Coordinators and Associates
- Nirupama Sarathy (2008)
- Anupama Srinivasan (2009)
- Namitha Joseph (2010)
- Shakthi Manickavasagam (2012)
- Nithila Kanagasabai (2013)
- Swetha Shankar (2014)
- Malavika Ravi (2017)
- Nafeesa Usman (2018)
- Niroopini Muralidharan (2021)
Campaign Media Staff
- Hamsini Ravi (2009)
- Jennifer Raj (2012)
- Ragamalika Karthikeyan (2013)
- Linda Racioppi
- Divya Bhat
- Titiksha Pandit
- Amanda Randhawa
- Shakthi S.
- Archana Venkatesh
GRIT Research Fellow
- Radhika Bhalerao
Peace Education Associates
- Groundwork Research Project funded by Sir Ratan Tata Trust: R. Akila, Anupama Srinivasan (2008-2009)
- Peace Tales: Radhika Meganathan, Prabha Srinivasan (2011)
- 2008 PSW Summer Interns: Swati Seshadri, Nirmala Iswari, C. Sindhu
- 2008 Advocacy Intern: Narasimhan Varadhan, Krithika S.
- 2009 Summer Interns: M.D. Maheswari, S. Swarnalakshmi, Ragini Rangarajan
- 2010 Research Intern: Supraja Srinivasan
- 2010 Summer Intern: Maheshwari Harikumar
- 2011 Summer Intern: Varsha Koduvayur
- 2012 Research Intern: Anna Miller
- 2014 Summer Intern: Akhil Raj Gupta
- 2015 Summer Intern: Nikhilesh Prakash
- 2016 Summer Interns: Mangalam Sridhar, Priya Prabhakar
- 2017 Interns: G. Shanthini, N. ShriVaiyshnavi, Neeraja, Humsika Srikanth
- 2017 Archives Intern: Shalini Pathi
- 2018 Lakshmi Priya P., Saranya Vinayagam, Saranya
- 2019 Lalitha T., Dilshad Begum
- 2020 Poulami Sutradhar
- 2021 Lakshita Mavi; Ojasvi Vyas; Niharika Tripathi
- 2021-22 Farheen Nahvi
THE PRAJNYA COMMUNITY
Since its founding, Prajnya has depended largely on volunteers and we have been exceptionally lucky to find dedicated volunteers who not only share a sense of ownership but also stick around indefinitely. Therefore, a listing of Prajnya people is incomplete without a listing of those who have built Prajnya with love, commitment and all sorts of other resources!
We are: Anupama Srinivasan; Archana Venkatesh; Bharati Ramachandran; Hamsini Ravi; Hemant Shivakumar; Joost Kaptijn; Jyothi Kumar; Michelle James; Meera Rajagopalan; Mitha Nandagopalan; Nandhini Shanmugham; Nirupa Sundaravadanan; Priyadarshini Rajagopalan; Ramesh B; Shakthi Manickavasagam; Sudha Rajagopalan; Swarna Rajagopalan; Sweta Narayanan; Subhashini Selvanathan; Uma Vangal; Vasughi K.
Our extended community: Aishwarya S.; Amrutha Rajagopalan; Anand Philip; Bharti K.; Dilip Raj; Geetha TG; Gynelle Alves; Jayalakshmi Gopalan; Kavita Govindarajan; Kavitha Muralidharan; Krithika Sukumar; Kusum Rohra; Matthew George; Meera Srikant; Namitha Joseph; Narasimhan Varadhan; Nirmal Rajagopalan; Nirupama Sarathy; Nithila Kanagasabai; Poonguntan Cibi; Poornima Murali; Prema Ravi; Priya Raju; R. Lalita; Ragini Rangarajan; Reva Yunus; Richard; Samidha; Saranya Balaji; Shalini Umachandran; Shambhavi Madhan; Shireen Kurian; Shreesha Reddy; Shyamala Sundararajan; Sridhar Krishnaswamy; Supraja T.A.; Suresh; Vaishnavi Shyam; Vetrevel Karthikeyan; Vignesh Rajendran; Shalini Peruma.
Come, volunteer with us!