Associate Fellow, Asia-Pacific Programme (based in India)
Dr Urvashi Aneja

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Urvashi Aneja is Associate Fellow with the Asia-Pacific Programme, providing regular insights on themes related to technology and society, and South-South cooperation.

She is founding director of Tandem Research; associate professor at the Jindal School of International Affairs; and visiting fellow at the Observer Research Foundation.

Urvashi is also on the T-20 task forces for digital economy and gender equity and is co-chair of the Scientific Committee of the Encyclopaedia for Humanitarian Action, at the University of Geneva.

Urvashi has published widely, across academia, policy, and media, and serves on the advisory board of a couple of academic journals.

She received her MPhil and DPhil in International Relations from Trinity College, University of Oxford, and currently resides in Goa, India.

Areas of expertise

  • Future of work and learning
  • Gender and digital economy
  • Social dimensions of technology transitions
  • South-South cooperation
  • Humanitarian politics 

Past experience

2016-presentFounding director, Tandem Research
2012-presentAssociate professor, Jindal School of International Affairs, OP Jindal Global University
2014-17Research fellow, Observer Research Foundation