Sangeetha Rosemarie Rajeesh is South Asia Research Uptake Manager and Communication Specialist based at MSSRF, and is responsible for research uptake and communications for the LANSA Consortium. She holds a Masters in Mass Communication and Journalism from India, and is currently pursuing her PhD in Strategic Communication in the Wageningen School of Social Sciences (WASS), Wageningen University, The Netherlands.
Sangeetha was an independent development and environment journalist, and is Fellow - International Institute of Journalism, Germany and Fellow – National Media Foundation, India. As a journalist, she was Contributor to Rural 21- Germany and Global Press Institute - US, and has worked with leading National dailies in India. She also was Media Researcher with Panos South Asia; Consultant Researcher – ActionAid; and Consultant-Author/photographer for International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). Sangeetha is the Former Editor of Press Institute of India & Research Institute for Newspaper Development, and has was also Web Documentor for UNICEF, ActionAid and CCF Canada in India