Home Town: Houghton, Michigan (and Pune, India)
Education: M.Sc. Human Rights; B.A. Political Science
Specific Field Interests: Program Design; Monitoring and Evaluation; Research; Gender; Human Rights; Education
Placement: Khamir, Bhuj, Gujarat
Area of Focus: Education
Highlights: Apoorvaa is a non-profit professional and researcher whose work has focused on participatory and feminist research methods, ethnic politics in India, and human rights. Most recently, she served in a coordinating role at the Center for Global Education at Asia Society, where she supported many of the operational and programmatic processes for the Center. Prior to this role, she worked with other nonprofit and advocacy organizations, including Amnesty International USA and the Center for International Human Rights at Northwestern Law School. She is an Alumna Fellow for the Revolutionary Love Project, an advocacy and community organizing project focused on combating hate speech and racism in the United States. Apoorvaa holds an M.Sc. in Human Rights from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
I arrived at my fellowship post at Khamir, just outside Bhuj, Gujarat, in Kacchh district, […]