Aiman Shaikh / Researcher
Aiman (they/he/she) is a psychologist by day and sociologist by night, constantly trying to tie the loose ends of the two disciplines with each other. Their area of interest is feminist theory and research, mental health, social justice, discrimination, mental justice and how various (oppressive and oppressing) societal structures influence people's mental health.
Chayanika Iyer / Researcher
Chayanika (they/them) has been working at the intersections of trauma, culture, disability, gender, art, and resistance with various organisations since 2018. They find themselves wanting to figure out what it means to occupy, negotiate with, and build access to spaces for everyone. They like to spend their time off being scratched by their cat.
shway / RESEARCHER
Shway (she/he/they) is a Dalit trans writer who’s been part of the diasporic South Asian community growing up, but now working and traveling within India. They write about gender and sexuality and currently working on spirituality and gender. They are also a bodywork practitioner in TCM, although they haven’t been able to use these skills much since the pandemic. Shway loves music, most things sweet, and the sun.
sara bardhan / Researcer
Sara (they/them) is a multidisciplinary feminist researcher working at the intersection of gender, labour, tech and urban studies. In their free time, you can catch them learning a new language, devouring a Manto short story or taking pictures of their cat.
shrush / RESEARCHER
Shrushti (they/them) is a graduate in literary and cultural studies interested in understanding social exclusion as a result of gender and caste. They do freelance editing and have previously worked as a researcher on projects in the fields of art and culture in India and environmental conservation. You will find them in search of sunny spots to laze in alongside their furry pal, Sam.