Richa Bansal


Richa Bansal was the Director of Communications at the Centre for Policy Research in Delhi, India, which she joined in 2014 – launching a new website, brand identity, six social media channels, setting up a team, and producing regular interpretation as well as outreach of research outputs.

Prior to this, she has worked in communications roles for five years in gender rights organisations based out of India and the United Kingdom, including CAMFED, 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 various cities of India 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 is an English literature undergraduate.

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