Debashree Hazarika

Project Assistant,
Centre for Society and Policy, IISc

Debashree Hazarika is a Project Assistant at the Centre for Society and Policy, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. She has been working on the project Gender Advancement for Transforming Institutions (GATI) under the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, which aims to understand the gender climate and representation in the discipline of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEMM).

Previously I have been associated with the IPAS Development Foundation as a Program Officer of the Comprehensive Contraceptive Care Project, Assam. I have also worked as a Research Assistant under Dr. Pahi Saikia of the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati in the research project Gender and Participation in Higher Education Institution. During my master’s, I interned at National Commission for Protection of Child Rights and OIL India Limited, Noida where I worked on the paper Impact of Oil India’s CSR Initiatives in Assam.

I have done my Bachelors in Political Science (Majors) from Handique Girls College in 2017 and Masters in Development Studies from the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati in 2019.  My Master’s dissertation is titled Women rebels as ‘Peace Makers and mediators’: A Case study of ULFA and Bodo insurgencies.

My area of interest includes Gender and policy, Conflict and Security Studies, Political Sociology, and International Relations.

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