Richa Bansal

Richa Bansal was the Head of Communications at Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy. She has nearly 15 years of combined work experience in development communications and journalism. She worked as the Director of Communications at the Centre for Policy Research in Delhi for five years from 2014-2019, re-branding the think tank and building its communication department, including regular outreach of CPR's research through blogs, videos, podcasts, annual reports etc. Prior to this, she has worked in communications roles for over five years primarily in gender rights organisations based out of India and the United Kingdom, including CAMFED, UK, Engineers Without Borders, UK, International Center for Research on Women (regional office in Delhi) and the Population Foundation of India. She started her career as a journalist and worked for different newspapers in Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Pune and Kolkata for nearly four years before switching fully to the development sector after pursuing an MPhil in Development Studies from the University of Cambridge, UK. She also holds a master’s degree in mass communication and an undergraduate degree in English literature.