Age: 24
Home Town: Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Education: MSW in Clinical and Community Practice, CHRIST (Deemed to be University)
Specific Field Interests: Mental Health, Disability, Gender, Juvenile Delinquency
Placement: EnAble India, Bengaluru, Karnataka
Area of Focus: Planning and developing an operational strategy to get a landscape of organizations working for livelihoods of Neurodivergent people. Assist with networking with organizations and develop strategy for the same.

Fellowship Project: Livelihoods, Disability

Highlights: Divyanshi is serving as an American Indian Foundation (AIF) Fellow with EnAble India in Bengaluru, Karnataka. For her project she is developing an operational strategy to get a landscape of organizations working for training and development of neurodivergent people. Born and raised in Delhi, Divyanshi pursued her graduation in Political Science from University of Delhi. Having the ambition of becoming a social worker and serving the community since childhood, Divyanshi pursued her Masters in Social Work from CHRIST (Deemed to be University). She acquired skills, knowledge as well as experience in social sector through her internships in organizations such as SOS Children's Village, Elder Aid Wellness Pvt. Ltd., The Energy and Resource Institute (TERI) and NASSCOM Foundation. She developed interest in using research and development for the betterment of the communities. Hoping for contributing in improving systems and governance, Divyanshi is excited to serve neurodivergent community through AIF Fellowship and give long lasting support to the Person with Neuro Disabilities.

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