Meet Our Members

Swakshadip Sarkar Climate Xero

Swakshadip Sarkar

Queer Researcher in Training

Swakshadip Sarkar is a PhD student in Sociology at Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington. Their research interests focus on gender, intersectionality, social movement and law. 

They have published several papers and book chapters and have presented at several international conferences. They hold an MSc in Social and Cultural Theory from the University of Bristol, UK.

Swakshadip serves as a research advisor at Climate Xero’s  research team.

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Ayush Singh

Author | LGBTQ+ Activist | Psychologist in Training

Passionate about LGBTQ+ rights, Ayush is an activist dedicated to fostering acceptance and inclusivity. He believes in education as a catalyst for change, and is committed to making the world a safer place for all.

Ayush is also the proud founder of the Chitt Foundation, where he champions for mental health, LGBTQ+ equality, and social justice causes.

Ayush works with Climate Xero’s Creative Media Team.

Pragya Yadav Climate Xero

Pragya Yadav

Sustainable Solutions Advocate

Dedicated environmental science master’s student and sustainability advocate, Pragya is committed to shaping a greener, more sustainable future.

Her experience in eco-friendly product development, NGO collaborations, and conservation campaigns underscores her passion for environmental stewardship.

At Climate Xero, Pragya works with the research team. 

Vivek Chandila Climate Xero

Vivek Chandila

Policy Enthusiast

Vivek, a political science master’s graduate, brings his volunteering experience in education policy with non-profits and civil societies to the forefront.

To him, climate change is a political challenge that demands seamless collaboration among all stakeholders in a functioning democracy.

Presently, Vivek actively supports Climate Xero’s grassroots initiatives. 

Shravani Reddy Climate Xero

Shravani Reddy

Research Fellow, Climate Xero

Shravani has over 3 Years of professional experience in IT and also works part time at Impact Consulting. She is looking for opportunities to create impact in her community. 

Presently, she is working with the research team on the project which aims to explore the intersections of climate and gender with a specific focus on gender and sexual minority groups. 

Shaun Glen Climate Xero

Shaun Glen

Undergrad Researcher | Advocacy Enthusiast

Shaun Glen is a final year BSc Microbiology undergrad at Yenepoya Deemed to be University, Mangalore.  

He’s the founding member of YENASTRA – The Scientific Society, and currently serves as its Secretary. Shaun also advocates for mental health and motivates his fellow peers to dream big. At Climate Xero, he presently works with the research team on the project on gender and climate. 

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Rohit Lohan

Budding International Climate Justice Advocate

Rohit Lohan is a law student and has an ardent passion for learning. Besides his interest in climate justice, he also works as a sports journalist for a reputed sports website. His curiosity led him to the quizzing route and he has won numerous quiz competitions at prominent institutes including the like of St. Stephen, AIIMS etc.
When he is away from work, Rohit can be found indulging in his other interests, such as books and anime. He presently supports Climate Xero’s research efforts. 
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Ashwini Kumar

On-Field Operations

Ashwini is a economics graduate from Magadh University. He loves to help other kids, especially those who don’t have many opportunities. 

He is presently handling operations work for Svadhyaya Youth Library in Gaya, which is Climate Xero’s keystone initiative to provide safer and inclusive study spaces for children and young adults. It brings him joy to see children discovering themselves and growing through knowledge.