Our Team Members
Akshara Bala, D.Phil
Director, Research and Knowledge Products
Avid and sensitive about analytically comprehending processes and activities, Akshara has over 22 years of experience in qualitative research and analytical documentation on development issues. A D. Phil in Political Science and International Relations her technical experience and insights acquired through conceptualizing, coordinating and leading small and large scale projects on social research, surveys, process documentation and analytical writing has been an enriching experience. With her research background, she dives into any project and shapes the content as per the project goals to give it a new dimension and essence. Traversing her journey through the Indian Government’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, DANIDA, WHO, BBC World Service Trust and Engender Health, her professional experience of consulting for the UN system agencies and development sector International Organizations has added to her knowledge on areas of health, women and girls’ empowerment, child rights, social inclusion and development. Akshara became part of the Impression Communications family in 2005 and she handles the research and documentation projects on behalf of the company. She provides the necessary subject specific insight, analytical fervor and development related content inputs for communication resources and has plays a lead role in conceptualizing and script of all audiovisuals, films, photo documentation projects that the company undertakes.