Dr Swati Chakraborty is an assistant professor in Human Rights at Schoolguru Eduserve Pvt. Ltd. and Vice-President, South East Asia, of the Eurasian Doctoral Summer Academy (EDSA). She has earned her Ph.D in Human Rights from the University of Calcutta and has worked with the National Human Rights Commission India as a research consultant.
She is the council representative at the World Peace Committee in India and was a speaker for an EU program: Towards a Global Exchange on Religion in Society, Brussels, as a representative of Hinduism and humanity.
Dr Swati has been associated with various NGOs and development agencies from the early stages for social inclusion, community networks, human rights activism, peace-building, and advocacy for women's life-long education and empowerment with a focus on indigenous needs.
She has written more than 20 articles and is also the editor of several books and journals including 'Tribal Development', 'Gender Identity and Roles in India: Issues and Challenges', 'Multidisciplinary Handbook of Social Exclusion and Human Rights', 'Inclusive Development and Sustainability', 'Handbook of International Relations: Issues of Human Rights and Foreign Policy'.
In addition to this, she has teaching expertise as a lecturer at the English College in Calicut, Kerala, where she undertook a youth intercultural dialogue training program.