Anulekha Nandi works across research, policy, and practice in ICT4D (information and communication technologies for development) and digital rights in India. She has designed, developed and implemented research projects on misinformation and content policy, data rights for communities, and the use of automated technologies in development, among others. She has also advised on the evaluation and learning from of community-based ICT4D projects. She was a civil society stakeholder consultant representing India for the United Nations Secretary General's High-Level Panel for Digital Cooperation, as well an organisational representative at the Global Network Initiative.
Anulekha's prior experience includes: leading multi-year projects on business and human rights and corporate accountability; research consultancy for projects in the Department of Media and Communications at LSE on online child safety for the UK Centre for Child Internet Safety and the Department for Culture, Media, and Sports and digitisation of public services and access to social protection; Editor for the Global Forum for Media Development; Research Assistant on an Overseas Development Institute Project funded by the Department for International Development led by Prof. Sonia Livingstone; and being Parliamentary Researcher for Lord Toby Harris at the House of Lords on technology and human rights.
Anulekha has an MSc in Media, Communication and Development from LSE, and a Diploma in Cyber Law from the Government Law College, Mumbai and Asian School of Cyber Laws. Her present research revolves around the role of emerging technology and innovation in development.