Purna Roy Chowdhury

Senior Program Manager - Bankers without Borders

Purna Roy Chowdhury is a development sector professional, with a decade’s experience in child protection, counter-trafficking, and gender justice. Purna is from Kolkata, India where she has completed her post-graduation (from the University of Calcutta) on Social Anthropology and Human Rights with a specialization in Child Rights and Gender Equality. Her experience and expertise as a grassroots implementer, coupled with her academic understanding of development issues, make her a complete and effective practitioner in the sector. Purna has, primarily, been engaged in program design and management, undertaken evaluation assignments, gender justice-focused qualitative research and reviews, and training curriculum development.