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Anyesha Mitra
Assistant Manager-Public Affairs & Advocacy , Public Affairs Firm (South-Asian Region)
Gurgaon, Delhi
Policy research and advocacy professional with 3 years of experience in policy advocacy and government relations in the areas of public health, girl empowerment, life sciences and other social sectors.
Worked with several corporates, industry associations, not for profits and academic institutes across India. Looking for opportunities in policy advocacy, programme implementation & management.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy
  • Government/Governance, Reforms, Corruption
  • Health, Doctors, Nurses, HIV/AIDS, Nutrition
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research
  • Private Sector, Corporate Social Responsibility
Professional Experience:
I am a policy advocacy professional, working in the capacity of Assistant Manager- Public Affairs & Policy Advocacy in a public affairs consultancy firm (SPAG Asia) in Gurgaon.

A significant part of my work responsibilities includes strategic advocacy planning, government relations, stakeholder mapping and engagement, policy tracking and analysis, intelligence gathering and message framework development. I have been credited with authoring whitepapers, consultation papers, research reports, industry recommendations and policy briefs (external and internal).

Highly adaptable and flexible, with a successful track record of working independently or in a team environment. Portfolio of clients worked so far include Bridgespan Group, AdvaMed, Vital Strategies, Girl Effect and Health Issues India.
Education:
Since early adolescence till undergraduate studies, my volunteering stints have exposed me to opportunities for working on important developmental challenges like education, health & livelihood generation. Moving ahead in college, I took up more intricate roles, which involved solving social issues with technical expertise. Some examples include - developing inter-disciplinary innovative curriculums for children enrolled in NSS education programme, and designing outreach strategies to generate resources for several social activities of NSS.

With an undergraduate degree in Chemistry (Hansraj College, University of Delhi), I have pursued my Masters in Public Policy from National Law School of India University, Bengaluru.

The academic rigour has helped me acquire theoretical as well as analytical skills which were showcased and further strengthened during my several internships and projects. I've excelled in coursework in the following:
a. Policy Analysis Clinic
b. Research Methods
c. Regulatory Impact Analysis
d. Macro & Micro Economics
e. Law and Legal Methods
f. Public Finance
e. Political Economy

During two years of postgraduation, I have created a recommendation report for the Health Secretariat of Karnataka for improvement of PPP in healthcare, during my stint at Public Affairs Centre. I also participated in the BRICS Wellness Workshop, for contributing to the dialogues for co-operation among BRICS nations in the area of Traditional Medicine. Furthermore, I co-authored a research paper on “Regulation of Medical Devices in India”, which I presented at the 2nd International Conference on Advances in Health Care Management at IIM, Ahmedabad. Additionally, I have over 2 months of fieldwork experience in association with SCOPE Trichy and Centre for Child and Law, NLSIU, Bengaluru.

During my post-graduation, I've also worked in the Public Relations Team for the MPP programme, where I was responsible for coordinating all the PR activities for placements and handling the Twitter handle of the course.


Affiliations and Achievements:
Achievements at the Workplace

Awarded 'The Rising Star-2018'at the Annual S.P.A.G Awards

Available for:
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  • Job opportunities
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    Years of Experience:
    2-5 years
    Highest Qualification:
    Masters
    Languages:
    English, Hindi, Bengali
    Nationality:
    Indian
    LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anyesha-mitra-95473866/
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