Sofia Juliet Rajan

Consultant - Word Lab | srajan at iihs dot ac dot in


2011   Master’s in communication and Journalism, Osmania University, Hyderabad

2006   BCom, Computer Applications, Emerald Heights for College for Women, Ooty



Countries: India
States: Tamil Nadu, Telangana
Cities: Chennai, Hyderabad
Languages: English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam

Sofia Juliet Rajan is part of the Word Lab at IIHS. She provides editorial and writing support and anchors knowledge and conference management for TNUSSP. She liaises with coordinators of the Swachh FSSM portal, run by the National Faecal Sludge and Septage Management Alliance to showcase TNUSSP’s publications such as reports, practice and policy briefs, and case studies in their knowledge repository. She helps the team adapt their practice and research work to reach a wider audience through public writing.


Prior to IIHS, Sofia worked as a journalist for 10 years in leading media organisations like The New Indian Express and The Hindu after a short stint in the corporate sector.

  • Rajan, S. J. (2019, May 25). Is there a way beyond pedestrian subways and foot overbridges?. The Hindu.
  • Rajan, S. J. (2019, February 23) Find your way to public toilets with Google Maps. The Hindu.
  • Rajan, S. J. (2019, February 7) Do you want to join our hyperlocal history project? The Hindu
  • Rajan, S. J. (2018, November 30) Have you tried the Miyawaki method? The Hindu
  • Rajan, S. J. (2018, August 3) Have you read your rainwater manual? The Hindu.