Governing Board


Jennifer Liang

Board Member

Jennifer aka Jenny has been working in the northeast region of India for almost 25 years since she completed her Masters in Social Work from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. In the year 2000, Jenny co-foundedthe ant, an NGO working for rural development and for the next two decades lived and worked in Chirang District of Bodoland in Assam. She headedthe antfor 10 years and is currently involved in IDeA, an initiative ofthe antto strengthen the voluntary sector in Northeast India. Now based in Guwahati, Jenny best enjoys her role in creating and facilitating lively training programmes and de-stresses by designing easy-to-use communication materials.

Jenny has been a Chevening Gurukul Scholar(2013, London School of Economics) and her thesis then studied women’s political participation in local governance in the U.K. Jennifer has co-authored a book “Health Inequities in Conflict-affected Areas: Armed Violence, Survival and Post-Conflict Recovery in the Indo-Bhutan Borderlands” which was published by Springer-Nature, Singapore in March 2021.

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