Madhavi R.

Governance Consultant

Master's DegreeUniversity of London



• A governance specialist and former journalist with over 11 years of rich and diverse work experience with reputed global and national organizations in India • Till recently, was a Senior Program Officer with the South Asia headquarters of Columbia University's network of Global Centers called the Columbia Global Centers Mumbai • Domain knowledge in governance reforms, citizen engagement and service delivery mechanisms • Technical skills in strategic research, participatory and action research tools, capacity building, knowledge and project cycle management, multi-stakeholder partnership building and development journalism • Hold a MSc Development Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, United Kingdom (2010) on a scholarship from the J. N. Tata Endowment Fund, India and a postgraduate diploma in journalism from the Asian College of Journalism, Chennai, India (2005) • A 2012-2014 Fellow with the Women's Edition (a USAID initiative) for senior-level journalists to examine and write on crucial issues related to women and development


  • economic policy
  • development
  • human rights
  • tertiary education
  • gender
  • india
  • united states
  • united kingdom
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries

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