Damni Kain

Project and role: Research Associate at Fairwork India.

PIs: Balaji Parthasarathy and Janaki Srinivasan

Education and work experience:

  • Legislative Assistant to a Member of Parliament and a member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information and Technology.
  • Worked at the Centre for Internet and Society as a researcher on online hate speech a project supported by the Association for Progressive Communications and the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights.
  • Consultant for joint programs organised by the Netri Foundation and The Dialogue, a Delhi-based tech policy think tank.
  • Masters degree in Political Science from Delhi University

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Email: damni.kain@iiitb.ac.in

CITAPP at IIIT Bangalore is an interdisciplinary think-tank set-up to focus on the policy challenges and the organizational demands made by technological innovation. Of particular interest to the Centre is how technological advances, along with institutional changes that harness the legitimacy and the powers of bureaucracies and market, address the needs of underserved communities.