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Dr. Srividya Sheshadri


1. Sheshadri, S., Coley, C., Devanathan, S., & Rao, R. B. (2023). Towards synergistic women’s empowerment-transformative learning framework for TVET in rural India. Journal of Vocational Education & Training, 75(2), 255-277.
2. Sheshadri, S., Pradeep, A., & Chandran, M. (2021). Towards Gender Inclusive Skill Development in Rural India: Factors that Inhibit and Facilitate Skill Women’s Enrolment in Vocational Training. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 6(SI4), 239-243.
3. Gressel, C. M., Rashed, T., Maciuika, L. A., Sheshadri, S., Coley, C., Kongeseri, S., & Bhavani, R. R. (2020). Vulnerability mapping: A conceptual framework towards a context-based approach to women’s empowerment. World Development Perspectives, 20, 100245.
4. Coley, C., Sheshadri, S., Devanathan, S., & Bhavani, R. R. (2023). Contextualizing women’s empowerment frameworks with an emphasis on social support: A study in rural, South India. Community, Work & Family, 26(1), 1-20.
5. Kongeseri, S., Sheshadri, S., Coley, C., Muir, A., & Bhavani, R. R. (2018). Games for community development and problem solving: a multi-site case study. Advanced Science Letters, 24(4), 2358-2361.
6. Ismayilova, L., Ssewamala, F., Mooers, E., Nabunya, P., & Sheshadri, S. (2012). Imagining the future: Community perceptions of a family-based economic empowerment intervention for AIDS-orphaned adolescents in Uganda. Children and youth services review, 34(10), 2042-2051.
7. Coley, C., Sheshadri, S., & Devanathan, S. (2023). Men’s Experience of Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality: A Phenomenological Study in Kerala, India. Global Social Welfare, 10(2), 105-116.

1. Bhavani, B., Sheshadri, S., & Unnikrishnan, R. (2010). Vocational education technology: rural India. In Proceedings of the 1st Amrita ACM-W Celebration on Women in Computing in India (pp. 1-7).
2. Bhavani, B., Rajamani, K., Bijlani, K., Achuthan, K., Sreedha, N., Nithyanandan, V., ... & Sheshadri, S. (2010, May). Virtual media enhanced vocational education curriculum. In 2010 Second International Conference on Computer Research and Development (pp. 280-284). IEEE.
3. Sheshadri, S., Coley, C., & Rao, B. R. (2015, September). Training India’s first female toilet builders: An argument for improving sanitation through women empowerment and social inclusion. In International Conference on Sustainable Development, UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, New York (Vol. 24).

1. Bhavani, R. R., Sheshadri, S., & Maciuika, L. A. (2017). Addressing the first teachers: education and sustainable development for children, families and communities through vocational education, technology and life skills training for women. Children and Sustainable Development: Ecological Education in a Globalized World, 319-334.
2. Balakrishnan, A., Sheshadri, S., Nagarajan, A., Unnikrishnan, R., Kongeseri, S., & Bhavani, R. R. (2018). Role of ICT in enhancing scale, quality, and reach of TVET in India. In Handbook of vocational education and training: developments in the changing world of work (pp. 1-19). Springer.

1. Worked as Junior Researcher at the Center for Educational Technology and Lecturer at the School of Digital Technologies, Tallinn University, Estonia during 2018-21.
2. Worked as a Professional IT Trainer at NIIT Limited during 2012-14
3. Worked as a Software Developer at Savior (Explore Technology) for a year in 2011

1. Won Students Innovation Challenge award at the World Haptic Conference 2023, Delft, The Netherlands.
2. PhD thesis was awarded for the Smart Specilization scholarship by Archemedes Foundation to supporting Lifelong Learning of Estonian Society in 2017 for four years
3. Won the best faculty award in NIIT Kolkata region in 2023-14

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