Dr. Bani Bora is in the field of training, teaching and research for more than two decades. Dr. Bani is a strong believer of change and rooted with community teaching, learning and development. From her associations with member organisations of Federation EIL, National & International NGOs as well esteemed academic institutions like Assam Agricultural University, Delhi University, Julius-Maximilians-University, Wurzburg, Germany, University of British Columbia, Canada, University of Alberta Libraries, Alberta, Dr. Bani strengthened her understanding about the process of bringing a change in others and in the
community.It was with this vision of becoming the change that we want to change in others, Dr. Bani coupled with like-minded believers of change and formed Centre for Social Change. The journey thus begins..!
Geetima Das Krishna
Director: Action Research
Geetima Das Krishna has more than two decades of experience in research and teaching. She is currently a research scholar at Indian Institute of Foreign Trade. Until recently, she was leading the macro-economic research unit in Centre for Policy Research. Several of her research reports are published in leading economic/financial dailies and reputed journals in an effort to enrich the public debate. The policy impact of one of the recommendations was felt when the securities transaction tax on derivatives was raised to rationalise the tax structure and discourage retail speculations, in the Budget 2016. Her report on
trade agreement was also mentioned in Economic Survey of Finance Ministry in 2016. Previously, she was Addl. Vice president at Reliance Capital handling macro research for Fixed Income Investment team helping formulate investment strategies. Prior to that she worked as Senior Research Associate in Pipal (Crisil, a S&P’s company) and Assistant Professor in Dept. of E&T, and CS in Assam Engineering College.
She holds an MBA in Finance and Investments from the City University of New York. She also hold a Master’s in Computer Engineering from the Florida Institute of Technology, USA and a BE in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from Assam Engineering College (University Gold Medallist).
Nayana Chowdhury is a dotted mother for twenty years with multi tasking excellence starting from family management, pursuing hobby, professional contribution in the field of education as well as maintaining social relationships in a balanced way. Nayana used to teach children from marginalised communities nearly for ten years in a formal school set up and nearly for five years in informal set up. To make teaching & learning effective Nayana used to consult child psychologist and adopt different methodologies for teaching different child. Just after completion of her post graduation in English from Dibrugarh
University, Assam, Nayana worked in Tinisukia College, Assam for a short period of time before shifting to the Northern part of India. She intends to bring change in the lives of people by creating scopes through education, developing skills and bringing awareness for the environment .