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Mr. Abhishek Sekharan , Research Consultant

Abhishek is a researcher whose primary interests lie in the areas of urbanisation, informality, women's work and digital platforms. Having graduated with a masters' degree in economics and an interdisciplinary fellowship programme on urban studies, he has previously worked on issues of home-based work, garment sector work and platform economy work. He has also briefly worked in gender transformative programming specifically with young men on masculinities and SRHR. At ISST, he is currently engaged as a Research Consultant in the project on "Women's work in the context of urban resettlement" funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). In his spare time, Abhishek likes to cook, sing or play with cats.