Dr. Martha Farrell
Martha Farrell, (Ph.D.), Director), PRIA is an alumnus of Delhi University. Her career spans more than 25 years in the field of education, research and policy advocacy, especially on issues related to gender. She has written extensively on women and gender related issues and has presented papers in various national and international conferences and workshops. She has written manuals for the teaching of the adult learner which are translated into several languages and used extensively in the Adult Literacy Programme of the country. In recent years, she has established the PRIA International Academy. Her research areas and interests include women’s political empowerment, gender mainstreaming in organisations (especially the issue of prevention of sexual harassment) and continuing education and local governance.