Dr. Anja Kovacs



Anja Kovacs, Researcher and Activist, and Director of the Internet Democracy.

Anja Kovacs is a fellow at the Centre for Internet and Society, Bengaluru, where she focuses on the promises and challenges the Internet poses for democracy and social justice. She is working on a monograph on the evolution of online activism in India.

Anja obtained her PhD in Development Studies from the University of East Anglia in Norwich, UK. Her dissertation focused on questions of agency and empowerment relating to women’s participation in Hindu Right organisations in India. In addition, she has researched on issues relating to education, violence, political participation, employment, livelihoods and economic reform.