Sreerupa has completed PhD and MPhil in Women’s Studies from Jadavpur University, M.A. and B.A. in Sociology from Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi and Presidency College, University of Calcutta.

Her doctoral research was on HIV and AIDS communication, gender and human rights. She received the prestigious Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund (SYLFF) from the Tokyo Foundation, Japan for her PhD. She was also a Visiting Fellow at Howard University, Washington D.C., USA and the American University of Cairo, Egypt.

Sreerupa has worked with both international and national NGOs in the capacity of a Research Associate and Consultant in the areas of gender, sexuality, education, HIV and human rights. She was also associated with The Telegraph for a year. She has conducted workshops and training programs for college students, NGOs and Government bodies. She has developed audio-visual educational materials for NGOs on HIV, Violence against Women and human rights.

She has presented papers in international and national conferences on gender, violence against women, HIV and human rights.

Prior to joining ASCI, Sreerupa was coordinating a UGC supported project on Gender Audit of Higher Education Institutions in West Bengal. She has worked as a Guest Faculty in the Department of Sociology and the School of Women’s Studies at Jadavpur University.

Her areas of interest include gender, sexual harassement at higher education, violence against women, HIV and AIDS, communication, human rights workplace.


Assistant Professor - Centre for Human Resources Development
Administrative Staff College of India
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Hyderabad 500 082.
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