Tania is originally from a hill station nestled in the heart of the Western Ghats in Southern India. Before joining Namati, she worked with the Prerana Anti Trafficking Centre, the Biocon Foundation, Video Volunteers, and Jhatkaa.org. Throughout her career, she has researched and campaigned on people-led conservation planning, ecological security, and the implementation of environmental regulations.
She is an involved member of the Bachchao Project – a techno-feminist collective that develops open source technologies to support equitable rights for women, LGBTQIA, and gender non-conforming groups.
Tania holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work (specializing in Criminology and Correctional Justice) from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Bombay, and in her spare time, enjoys birdwatching, trekking, and scuba diving.
Namati’s Environmental Justice Program, India, works in collaboration with the Centre for Policy Research.
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