Juwairia Mehkri

20 October - 18 November 2016 | Profile shared during internship at IIHS

MSW (Community Organisation and Development Practice), TISS, Mumbai;
BA (Journalism, Psychology and Literature) Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru



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. 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 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 capacity building initiatives under AMRUT.