Manjrika Sewak

Senior Program Officer, Women in Security, Conflict Management and Peace

Manjri is Senior Program Officer at WISCOMP (Women in Security, Conflict Management and Peace), a peacebuilding initiative of the Foundation for Universal Responsibility of HH The Dalai Lama, New Delhi .

She is also a member of the Core Faculty for the Peacebuilding Diploma Program at Lady Shri Ram College for Women ( LSR ), University of Delhi . At LSR, she teaches courses on Justice and Reconciliation; Nonviolence; and Conflict Analysis and Conflict Transformation.

As a Fulbright Conflict Resolution Scholar, she holds a Masters degree in Conflict Transformation from the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding, Eastern Mennonite University, U.S.A. She recently published a book titledMulti-Track Diplomacy between India and Pakistan: A Conceptual Framework for Sustainable Security (Manohar, New Delhi , 2005) and has co-authored, with Meenakshi Gopinath, two resource books on conflict transformation titled Transcending Conflict and Dialogic Engagement. She has also co-authored, with Deepti Mahajan, a monograph titled Kashmir: Engaging with Possibilities. A trainer in the field of peacebuilding, Manjri designs curriculum and conducts workshops on various aspects of dialogue, nonviolence and conflict transformation.