OUR SPEAKERS & COURSE MANAGERS

June 20, 2018

DINESH C SHARMA
An award winning journalist and author with over 30 years’ experience of reporting on science and technology for national and international media. Currently, the Managing Editor of India Science Wire (ISW), and a columnist with Mail Today. Has taught a course in development journalism at the Ateneo de Manila University, has been a Visiting Fellow at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and the Centre for Media Studies, New Delhi. 

His latest book “The Outsourcer: The Story of India's IT Revolution” (MIT Press, 2015) won him the Computer History Museum Book Prize for 2016. A science travelogue on his visit to the Arctic (Witness to the Meltdown) was released at the New Delhi World Book Fair 2018. 
dineshcsharma@gmail.com

KIRAN PANDEY
Programme Director of the Environment Resources Unit at CSE. Leads the India Environment Portal, and is also involved with CSE’s Environment Data Centre. Promotes digital literacy and data-driven communications.
kiran@cseindia.org

NITIN SETHI
Senior Associate Editor at Business Standard. Writes on governance and political economy and has kept a particularly deep focus on development, natural resources, energy and environment.
moruoak00@gmail.com

PARUL TEWARI
Works with The CSE Media Resource Centre. Has studied advertising and public relations, and holds a Masters in Climate Change and Sustainability Studies from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. Is a recipient of the Roger Levien grant at the International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Austria.
parul@cseindia.org

RAJIT SENGUPTA
Has close to 10 years of experience in working on editorial teams of national newspapers and magazines including Mail Today and Hindustan Times. Currently, with Down To Earth magazine and a member of CSE’s Environment Data Centre, which churns out data stories, factsheets and interactives and conducts workshops on data journalism.
rajit@cseindia.org

RICHARD MAHAPATRA
Managing Editor of Down To Earth magazine. Has been reporting from and on rural India for the past two decades.
richard@cseindia.org

SHREESHAN VENKATESH
Senior Climate Change Reporter with Down To Earth. Has been writing on earth sciences, climate policy and natural disasters for the last three years, and has a special interest in the interactions between environment and society.
shreeshan@cseindia.org

SUBHOJIT GOSWAMI
As a member of the web team of Down To Earth, Subhojit experiments with content formats for better presentation of stories and handles social media assets with the aim of bringing more online audiences into the magazine’s fold. He holds a Master’s Degree in English Literature.
subhojit@cseindia.org

SOUPARNO BANERJEE
Senior Director, Outreach and Publications in CSE, and the head of The CSE Media Resource Centre. Holds over 20 years of experience in publishing, editorial management and communications.
souparno@cseindia.org

VIJETA RATTANI
Programme Manager of the Climate Change unit in CSE. She leads CSE's campaign on equitable implementation of the Paris climate agreement; analyses various aspects of climate change issues and their governance at global, regional and national levels; and writes regularly for Down To Earth as well as on other national and international platforms. 
vijeta@cseindia.org