2010 MA Communication Studies, Department of Media and Communication Studies, Savitiribai Phule Pune University, Pune
2008 BA Mass Media (Journalism) Mumbai University, Mumbai
States: Karnataka, Maharashtra
Cities: Bengaluru, Pune
Languages: English , Hindi, Konkani, Marathi
Tanvi’s educational background is in Communication Studies. Her work in the development sector has largely focussed on research and communications. She has worked with Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy and Association for Democratic Reforms in areas of urban governance and electoral and political reforms. For the last three years she has been a part of the ‘PAISA for Panchayats’ programme at Accountability Initiative, Centre for Policy Research where she was a part of a team that studied fiscal decentralisation at the Panchayat level in Kolar district in Karnataka. The focus of her research has been understanding the fund flow at the Panchayat level, and the political processes and institutions associated with it.
Tanvi has also contributed to publications such as HT Cafe, Hindustan Times Mumbai and most recently, to India Together where she has written on topics related to politics and development. She has also been an editorial consultant with Sampark, Bangalore where her work involved writing and editing research proposals and academic papers.