Vishal Jamkar did his Bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering from Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, India. After a brief stint in the corporate sector, he joined an Indian nonprofit, PRADAN working in various capacities ranging from a community organizer to an advisor to the Government of India. For over a decade, he worked with Dalit and Adivasi communities on issues of livelihoods, governance, and social justice. He completed his Master’s in Development Practice and will be continuing his doctoral studies from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, USA. His research interests lie at the intersection of Public Policy Analysis, Caste Discrimination in India, and Critical Race studies. In his free time, Vishal likes to follow politics, cook and explore different cultures.
Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, India; 2003)
Master of Development Practice (University of Minnesota, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 2020)