Avantika Shrivastava is a Senior Communications Officer at Accountability Initiative (AI). She has worked as a strategic communication professional with Oxfam and Doctors Without Borders in Delhi. Before making a transition to the development sector, she was a journalist at news agency Press Trust of India. Avantika holds an MSc in International Development from the University of Edinburgh where she was a Global Development Academy Masters Scholar, a PG Diploma from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, and BA in Journalism from the University of Delhi. She has also been a Global Thinkers Forum mentee.
She is a Social Studies and Telugu teacher in Hyderabad. She is working towards making Social Studies, a fun and engaging subject through storytelling.
Madabhushi Sridhar Acharyulu is an Indian academic and Information Commissioner. He was a Professor at Nalsar University of Law in Hyderabad. He’s an alumni of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at Osmania University.
Menaka Rao is a journalist for over 13 years. She has worked for several newspapers in Mumbai including Hindustan Times, and The Indian Express before moving to Delhi. She worked for Scroll.in and wrote on public health issues across the nation, including important stories related to disease outbreaks, disease control, medical ethics among others. She has also written for international publications such as BBC, Guardian and reputed national magazine, Caravan.
Yunus Lasania is a journalist and writer who explores and documents untold stories of Hyderabad. He can be found on Instagram as @thathyderabadihistoryproject
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