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Resource Center
Global Study on the Sexual Exploitation of Children in Travel & Tourism 
February 16, 2017
This report explores the inter-linkages between three areas: children, tourism and migration
 
‘It’s Time Tourism Industry Took Difficult Decisions To Stay Responsible And Sustainable: Experts' 
January 23, 2017

Tourism industry experts, industry watchers and advocates of responsible and sustainable tourism...

 
Walking the Tightrope - Exploitation of Migrant Children in Tourism in Goa 
April 01, 2016
Walking the Tightrope - Exploitation of Migrant Children in Tourism in Goa
 
Equations Submission To 'State Policy For Transgender in Karnataka, 2014 
March 31, 2016
In April 2014, Supreme Court recognized transgender as the third gender...
 
New Tourism Policy Will Harm Local Communities and Environment, Say Activists 
March 25, 2016
As many as 51 civil society organisations working across a range of fields linked to...
 
STAFF TEAM

People are our most important resource. Those who work with us, shape our work – bring into it their special flavour, style and perspective, pour into it passion zest and meaning. Our overall vision and core purpose and our action plans etc do provide a framework. But our team brings life into the work. Our current team consists of:

Aditi Chanchani as Director of EQUATIONS provides the direction to EQUATIONS Programmes on strategic fit, political positions and institutional linkages. Another key role is nurturing people and processes, aimed towards collective leadership in the organisation. Aditi has engaged with EQUATIONS in different capacities since 2000. Aditi coordinates part of the Institutions, Policies and Tourism Models Programme. She has a Masters in Tourism and Leisure.

Ananya Dasgupta is the Programme Coordinator in the Governance, Law and Tourism Programme. She is with EQUATIONS since June 2015. She has earlier worked with Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, the Legal Cell at Multiple Action Research Group. Ananya had earlier worked with EQUATIONS from 2006 to 2010. She has a Masters' in Law (LL.M) from University of Delhi.

Divya Kasargod is Programme Assistant in the Tourism Resource Centre Programme. She is with EQUATIONS since August 2016 and had earlier worked with us in 2012. Divya has a Masters in Social Work with specialisation in Medical and Psychiatric Social Work from Mangalore University.

Durang Bosu Mullick is a Senior Associate in the Society, Culture and Tourism Programme. She is with EQUATIONS since June 2015. Durang has earlier been with YWCA, Sir Dorabji Tata Trust, Vikas Adhyayan Kendra, CINI-ASHA, in various capacities. She has a Masters' in Sociology from Center for Social Science Systems, JNU.

Ghanshyam Kumar is a Programme Associate in the Governance, Law and Tourism Programme. He is with EQUATIONS since October 2014. He has a Masters degree Development and has worked as Program Officer with Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat.

Girisha V joined EQUATIONS in January 2013 as Administration Assistant. He has completed his 1st PUC. He has earlier worked in a mobile shop.

Harsh Raveendra is a Programme Associate in the Economics of Tourism Programme. He is with EQUATIONS since January 2016. He has a Masters' in Travel & Tourism from Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management, Gwalior and had earlier worked with Thomas Cook India Ltd. Mumbai and Hotel Trident in various capacities.

James is Finance Assistant. He joined in March 2013 and has a Bachelor's degree in Commerce.

Joyatri Ray is Senior Associate in the Society, Culture and Tourism Programme. She is with EQUATIONS since November 2015. She has a Masters' in Sociology from Kolkata University. Joyatri has earlier worked with EQUATIONS as the Programme Coordinator between 1999-2004 in Women and Tourism, Child and Tourism, Campaign Information Unit. Her other work experience is with ING Vysya Foundation as the Director, with UNIFEM and also as an independent consultant.

Kavitha M is a Programme Associate in the Tourism Resource Centre. She is with EQUATIONS since November 2014. She has a Bachelor's degree in Business Management and is now pursuing Masters' in History from Alagappa University.

Nayana Udayshankar is Programme Associate in the Ecosystems, Communities and Tourism Programme. She is with EQUATIONS since August 2016. She has earlier worked as a fellow in Natural Justice and Ashira Law, and as a researcher with Reap Benefit, ALF and Himdhara. She has a B.Com LL.B (Hons.) from Gujarat National Law University.

Nino Charles works as a Programme Coordinator in the Tourism Resource Center Programme. She is with EQUATIONS since June 2016. Nino has worked in organsiations like Deepalaya, Samvada, Murray Culshaw Consulting in different capacities and has also been a Freelance behavior & softskills trainer. She has a Masters degree in Social Work from Roshni Nilaya, Mangalore.

Rajesh Ranjan is a Senior Associate in the Institutions, Policies and Tourism Models & Society Culture and Tourism Models Programme and Society, Culture and Tourism Programme. He is with EQUATIONS since August 2013. He has a M.Phil in Tourism and has worked earlier with ITHM as research associate and as visiting faculty in IQAT community college.

Rajiv Das takes care of Information Technology (IT) need and is with EQUATIONS since 2005. He ensures that our computers and equipment are maintained, our data is backed up and our email secure. Rajiv set up our wireless network and is popularly called our IT messiah. He is a Marine Engineer by education.

Sangeeta Rath is the Senior Associate in the Society, Culture and Tourism Programme. She is with EQUATIONS since August 2016. Sangeeta has earlier been with organisations like NIWCYD, BACHPAN and IWID in differentcapacities and as a Freelance Consultant. She has a Masters' in Sociology from Barkatulla University, Bhopal

Sharmila S is in-charge of HR functions and works as a Programme Associate in the Society, Culture and Tourism Programme. She is with EQUATIONS since February 2011. She has a Masters degree in Sociology. Sharmila’s work experience covers developing a PG diploma course in social marketing and working on library and content management systems.

Sowbhagya is with EQUATIONS since January 2012 and supports with the housekeeping functions of EQUATIONS.

Swathi Seshadri is Area Coordinator, overall in charge of the networking. She is also the programme coordinator for Institutions, Policies and Tourism Models, Economics of Tourism and Ecosystems, Communities and Tourism. She is working with EQUATIONS since August 2010. Swathi comes with many years of experience working with people’s movements and community based struggles for social justice. She headed the National Youth Foundation, has been involved in extensive research & Advocacy work and has taught social work students. She has a Masters in Social Work.

Theresa Florina Lobo is Finance Manager and in-charge of Administration. She is with EQUATIONS since November 2015. She has a Masters' in Commerce from Anna Malai University. Theresa has worked with organisations like AVAS, SKIP, SEARCH and ISI-Delhi in various capacities.

 


Team EQUATIONS 2016


 
 EQUATIONS Staff Team and General Body Members