I am Kamesh Shekar from India. I am a Senior Research Associate at The Dialogue and a Fellow at The Internet Society. The synergy between tech, social media and policy is what I care about a lot.
I hold a PGP in Public Policy from Takshashila Institution, MA in media and cultural studies and BA in Social Sciences from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences
- Intermediary liability
- Safe harbour
- Issue of mis/disinformation on social media
- AI in media
- Data protection
PGP, Public Policy, Takshashila Institution, Bangalore, India, January 2021 – January 2022
– Obtained 3.6 (C.G.P.A), “A” (G.P.A grade point)
M.A., Media and Cultural Studies, School of Media and Cultural Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India, May 2016 – May 2018
– Obtained 6.9 (G.P.A)
B.A., Social Sciences, School of Rural Development, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Tuljapur, India, May 2013 – May 2016
– Obtained 8.4 (G.P.A). Dissertation 9.3 (G.P.A)
Fellow, The Internet Society, United States, January 2022 – Present
The Internet Society supports and promotes the development of the Internet as a global technical infrastructure, a resource to enrich people’s lives, and a force for good in society.
Senior Research Associate, The Dialogue, New Delhi, September 2021 – Present
The Dialogue is an emerging research and public-policy think-tank. We create coherent public policy discourse in India to solve unique problems which arise as a result of rapid technological advancements in the 21st century.
Communications Associate, Dvara Research Foundation, Chennai, August 2018 – August 2021
Dvara Research is a financial systems policy research institution in India with a mission to ensure that every individual and every enterprise has complete access to financial services.