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Sakshi Shukla (PhD student of Sociology, HSS) receives international Honorable Mention Award & Project Sponsorship
Sakshi Shukla (Ph.D. student of Sociology, HSS) has received the Honorable Mention Award from the 2019 MAXQDA #ResearchforChange Grant Selection Committee, Berlin, for her proposed dissertation, entitled “Postcolonial Intersections in Digital India: Navigating Gendered Spaces in Information Technology”. This is a highly competitive award and only a top few applicants globally are recognised with it. The Honorable Mention Award includes an international award certificate and one year of MAXQDA Project Sponsorship towards data analysis of her proposed research. This award is particularly given to student-researchers whose fieldwork aims to study, bring awareness to, and contribute to gender empowerment initiatives. The theme for this round of award selections was women’s empowerment. For more information on the 2019 MAXQDA #ResearchforChange Award, you may visit: https://www.maxqda.com/grants.
Sakshi Shukla is conducting her doctoral research under the supervision of Dr. Mayurakshi Chaudhuri (Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences), and is currently completing ethnographic fieldwork for her dissertation.