B. Jayashree

B. Jayashree Principal Scientist and Head – The Hindu Media Resource Centre at M S Swaminathan Research Foundation,Chennai, India

Ms. B. Jayashree is Principal Scientist and Head – The Hindu Media Resource Centre at M S Swaminathan Research Foundation. Her work in media and communication for over two decades has traversed sectors of HIV/AIDS prevention, Child Health, Nutrition, Water and Sanitation, Agriculture, Food Security besides corporate and media experience. At MSSRF she has taken forward the Foundation’s goal of linking science and society, through various contemporary communication approaches. Prior to this, she worked with UNICEF and with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s HIV project as Communication Officer. In her media career, she was Bureau Chief South India, with India Today Television. Her work has been carried out in English, Hindi and in Tamil, reaching different sections of people.
An academic researcher in media science, Jayashree has Masters’ degrees in Mass Communication, Human Rights Law and English Journalism and is recipient of the UK Chevening scholarship, One World Broadcast Fellowship, London and RNTC Fellowship for Media and Development, Netherlands. A national certified trainer in CSR, she is also visiting faculty of development journalism. She has written and broadcast extensively in popular media besides engaging in strategic communication.

Data Science Teaching & Scientific Communication

  • 23 November 2016
  • 212 CF Bentley Conference Center
  • 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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