Designation: Senior Research Associate Email: [email protected]
Manju Gurung holds Master’s degree in sociology from Tribhuvan University (TU), and a Bachelor’s in education from Maiya Devi Girls College in Bharatpur, Chitwan. She has conducted numerous research studies in the area of women and migration. She has also administered capacity building training workshops for data enumerators to enable them to conduct quantitative surveys.
Manju has extensive experience in the social sciences, as she previously worked as a field researcher for the Centre for Economic Development and Administration (CEDA), a supervisor for the Central Bureau of Statistics during the 2011National Census, a social mobiliser for Garibi Niwaran Bachat Tatha Rin Sahakari Sanstha, Chitwan, and as an ethnographic researcher in an exploratory study to evaluate the CIG benefit- sharing project for Social Science Baha.
Her recent publications are ‘Village profile of Talara’ (2014), and ‘Migration and resilience: Experiences from Nepal’s 2015 earthquake’ (2015). Her main research interests are qualitative research methods and practice, and working with non-profit /bi-lateral /multi-lateral organisations on social and developmental issues.