Team

Aayushi

Aayushi

Marketing Lead

Aayushi is a BA (Hons) graduate in Journalism and has expertise in public relations, marketing and corporate communications. At IndianFolk.com, Aayushi leads digital marketing activities to promote our products to end-users. Aayushi loves to travel and explore places. Her aim is to be happy in life and keep learning because knowledge has no bounds.

Urvi

Urvi

Director of Operations

Urvi, an opinionated, free-spirited individual is a Political Science (Hons) graduate. She further specialized in Human Rights and Duties Education. Apart from being passionately curious, she is equally adventurous and explorative. Societal development, community dynamics, international relations, policy making and human behaviour are her primary fields of interest.

Dr. Joshy K.J.

Dr. Joshy K.J.

Advisor

Dr. Joshy K. J. (PhD, MPhil, MA, MBA) is an Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Economics at CHRIST (Deemed to be University) Bangalore. His research interests include areas pertaining to Macroeconomics, International Economics and Developmental Economics. He has published articles in reputed journals and newspapers. He is also a creative writer in poetry and short stories, and his books of poetry collections include Grey Haired Years (2015), Wings of Western Ghats (2015) and Grandpa and the Clouds (2017).

Aishik

Aishik

Opinion Writer

As a Senior Research Fellow, Aishik pursues Chemistry as a profession while as an Opinion Writer he pursues his passion to connect with people. His interests vary from Socrates to Soccer, from Mozart to Moses, from Newton to New York, and precisely anything under the sun and beyond. With written words he wants to touch minds and with spoken words he wants to touch hearts.

Dhriti

Dhriti

Opinion Writer & Panelist

Dhriti, a student of Masters in Applied Economics, wishes to be a small cog in the wheel for transforming India. Her other interests lie in Literature, Psychology and Art & Culture. She is always looking out for opportunities to push herself out of her comfort zone and explore the diversity of ideas and thoughts.

SHIREEN

SHIREEN

Opinion Writer & Panelist

Shireen is currently pursuing her Masters in Applied Economics. With a passion for research, she has a reserved bias towards the areas of gender, behavioral economics and political economy. She describes herself as being guilty of spending her free time falling prey to the Internet spiral, which inadvertently gives her the edge of knowing things most people deem unimportant.

Mallika

Mallika

Opinion Writer & Panelist

Mallika is a student of B.A. Political Science (Hons). She is a voracious reader, with a penchant for hoarding books. Having always been creative by nature, she is fond of music, sketching and digital. She strongly believes there is much more to everything than what appears on the surface, and that every facet of life has some beauty attached to it.

Nikita

Nikita

Digital Media Intern

Nikita is a B.Com student at the Mumbai University while simultaneously pursuing chartered accountancy. She engages herself by participating in different competitions, especially vocal ones, and loves to write poems and articles on any subject.

Eva

Eva

Opinion Writer & Panelist

Eva, a student of Masters in Applied Economics, has always been a shy kid who still believes in the magic of love, trust, and pixie dust. Her happy go lucky nature and constant quest for learning keeps her going. She prefers tea over coffee, books over movies, and retro Bollywood songs over literally anything.

Rohan

Rohan

Audio-Visual Intern

Rohan, a filmmaker and a student of psychology, likes reading books and writing journals on a regular basis. He aspires to travel around the world and make films. He believes in leaving the world in a better shape than he found it.

Richa

Richa

Opinion Editor

Richa is a graduate of B.A. (Hons) History. She believes in the importance of questioning and for her, writing happens to be a strong medium to recognise the same. She is always on the lookout for new and exciting opportunities to learn and grow as an individual.

Suryansh

Suryansh

Opinion Writer & Panelist

Suryansh, a graduate in Political Science, has a keen interest in reading and watching documentaries. He thinks there is always much more to reality than what we are shown or told, hence, the passion to dig deeper into the issues keeps him moving.

Vaishnavi

Vaishnavi

Opinion Writer & Panelist

Vaishnavi, a student of M.A. in Applied Economics, is a foodie who loves to debate over a cup of tea. In her free time she likes watching documentaries and listening to podcasts. She dreams of travelling the world while sitting on her bed with a good book. Her areas of interest are behavioral economics, gender studies and political science

Soumyadeep

Soumyadeep

Opinion Writer & Panelist

Soumyadeep is currently pursuing his B.A. (Honours) in English. He is a perspicacious learner who believes that stories can change the world. Be it his enthusiasm for marketing or flair for writing and communicating, he invests in diverse perspectives to foster optimum creativity. An interested reader, Soumyadeep loves to relax to music and is an ardent fan of FC Barcelona.

Swati

Swati

Opinion Writer & Panelist

Swati is currently pursuing B.A. in Political Science (Hons). She is inquisitive and likes to analyse the socio-political occurrences of the time. She firmly believes that the youth is a spark, which can either enlighten or burn a society, and wants to be instrumental in the former.

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