On 21st January 2019, the #DIVAWProject research team attended the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) ‘Cities and Infrastructure’ Programme ‘Change and Challenges’: Award Holder Seminar organised by our funder, the British Academy, in London. Rwitee Mandal, Senior Program Manager at project societal partner Safetipin, was a panelist during the first ‘Change and Challenges’ session of the day and Principal Investigator Dr Ayona Datta later presented on ‘Women and Safer Indian Cities’ as speaker during the second session on ‘Change and Challenges’.
You can find a full programme for the event here.
A British Academy video interview with our project Principal Investigator Dr Ayona Datta introducing the work of the #DIVAWProject, posted on the British Academy YouTube channel here, was also shown at the beginning of the seminar during the ‘Emerging Impact’ introduction session.
By Marta Koch, Project Administrative Officer, Urban Futures Research Group, Department of Geography, King’s College London