Juwairia Mehkri

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Pursuing Masters in Social Work (Community Organization and Development Practice), TISS, Mumbai;
B.A. in Journalism, Psychology and Literature, Mount Carmel College, Bangalore


Juwairia forayed into the field of urban development when she took up her first job as a Reporter at Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy. Here is where she developed a keen interest in urban governance and citizen participation. She evolved into a development communication practitioner over the course of her stay at Janaagraha as she built communication collateral for a wide array of participatory campaigns. She is currently pursuing her post-graduation at TISS, Mumbai.

At IIHS, Juwairia is placed with the Urban Practitioners Programme and will be assisting the team in the delivery of the capacity building initiatives under AMRUT.