Dr Punam Yadav is an alumnus of the Gender and Development Studies program (GDS).  She studied MSc in Gender and Development at the Asian Institute of Technology between 2005 and 2007. Dr Kyoko Kusakabe was her supervisor.

Dr.Punam Yadav (center) with Prof.Kyoko Kusakabe (right) her advisor and Ms.Agnes Pardilla (left) DDS secretary

Dr Yadav completed her PhD from the University of Sydney, Australia. She is a Lecturer in Humanitarian Studies at the Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction at the University College London. Dr Yadav is also a Co-director of the IRDR Centre for Gender and Disaster at UCL.

AIT equipped her with all the necessary skills to pursue her PhD.

Dr.Panam Yadav, a Co-director of the IRDR Center for Gender and Disaster at UCL

AIT maintains a high academic standard in its degree programs. GDS has a huge contribution to her academic growth. It has shaped the way she views the world as well her research.

Dr.Punam Yadav, a Co-director of the IRDR Center for Gender and Disaster at UCL

Her MSc thesis that examined the gendered impacts of Internal Displacement in Nepal, which formed the basis for her PhD research. In her PhD, she examined the transformative effects of war on women in Nepal, which has now been published as a book entitled, ‘Social Transformation in Post-conflict Nepal: A Gender Perspective’. She also has a number of publications, including in Gender, Technology and Development.

Dr.Punam Yadav
Lecturer in Humanitarian Studies and Co-Director of the Centre for Gender and Disaster
Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction
University College London
Gower Street, London, United Kingdom
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