Dr. Madhu Kishwar

Founder, Manushi
Brief info

She was the President of Student’s union during her college days at Miranda House in Delhi. After which she completed masters in History from JNU. She was a professor and a senior fellow. at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), until retiring in 2016.

She is currently chaired as Professor in the Indian Council of Social Science Research. Kishwar along with fellow-academic Ruth Vanita have been regarded as pioneer scholars of women's studies in India; they were the founder editors of the critically acclaimed journal – Manushi She has been awarded the Chameli Devi Jain Award for Outstanding Women Mediaperson in 1985.


Rashtram School of Public Leadership produces ‘self-aware’ and ‘civilisationally assured’ public leaders who are nourished by Indic Knowledge traditions and systems of thought. The specific focus of the school is to prepare leaders in three domains - Academia, Politics, and Community.


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