Speakers Bio & Abstract

DR. SEEMA M PARIHAR Associate Professor in Geography
Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi

BiographyDr Seema Mehra Parihar is an Associate Professor at Department of Geography, Kirori Mal College for the last 29 years . Her Ph.D. is on ‘Natural Resource Management in the Bhagirathi Basin” from Department of Geography, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi. Her Post Doctoral Fellowship at Department of Geoinformatics, Cartography and Geovisualization, ITC, Enschede, The Netherlands involved designing and developing a web based course in Web Geoinformatics. During the last three decades she has coordinated geospatial and gender based programmes ,courses and conducted innumerable workshops for college faculty, school teachers, and researchers Lately she has been a Coordinator of the Gender Working Group at Bandung 60+ Conference at Indonesia (October 2015)and a Coordinator of Refresher Course on ‘ Gender & Space’ ,in Women’s Studies Samman by the Bhoovikas Foundation, India in 2005. She has also published many related articles and presented a number of papers in international conferences and is undertaking research projects. She is currently working on climate change (DST) and inter-sectoral convergence projects , including Gender Atlas of India for WCD,GOI. She was also a Chairperson of Central Placement Cell, University of Delhi ; a Deputy Dean Students' Welfare, University of Delhi, Joint Director of Developing Country Research Center (DCRC) and a Trainer of the Trainer of the UGC Capacity Building Programme for Women Managers in Higher Education