Aastrika Research and Advocacy
Senior Research Associate
Saagerika is a development sector professional with 2 years of experience in content creation, research, capacity building, and instructional design. She is an alumnus of Shikshakalp Fellowship and holds a master’s degree from the Centre of Health and Mental Health, Tata Institute of Social Science, Mumbai. With a passion for social impact, she stepped into the development sector with more than 900 hours of fieldwork and a deep understanding of the intersections of public health, mental health, marginalisation and gender. She had been previously immersed in academic research and social work praxis at the grassroots level. She firmly believes in advocating for a rights-based and anti-oppressive approach to maternal health.