• Department of Regional Water Studies
Area of Expertise
Gender, equity and water management
Dr. Fawzia Tarannum, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Regional Water Studies at TERI School of Advanced Studies (TERI SAS), is an interdisciplinary water professional with 20+ years of experience in project management, teaching and training. She is an Electrical Engineer with Diploma in Management and her PhD dissertation is on ¿Analysis of public perception of water quality and role of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in supporting participative management.¿ In 2013, she was awarded the University of Nairobi- IDRC Doctoral Research Grant for her PhD study. She was also awarded the Fulbright Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship by the US State Department in 2017 and has spent a year in Cornell University to enhance her skills in interdisciplinary approach to water management. She has received leadership training on Seven habits of highly effective people from Franklin Covey Institute and Climate Reality Leadership Corps Training by Al Gore, Former Vice President of the United States. She has also done four months of professional affiliation in Water and Ocean Governance Department at UNDP in New York City. Prior to joining TERI SAS, she was General Manager- Sales at M/S Cleantec Infra Private Limited, a company engaged in mechanized cleaning and dredging solutions for shallow water bodies. Her research interests are gender, equity and water resources management, integrated water resources planning and management, water governance and food-water-energy nexus.
Tarannum, F., Kansal, A. and Sharma, P. (2018) ‘Understanding public perception, knowledge and behaviour for water quality management of the river Yamuna in India’, Water Policy. IWA Publishing. doi: 10.2166/wp.2018.134
Gupta, M., Goyal, V. C., Tarannum, F. and Patil, J. P. (2017) ‘Designing a watershed scorecard as a performance evaluation tool for Ur River watershed, Tikamgarh District, Madhya Pradesh’, International Soil and Water Conservation Research, 5, pp. 280–292. doi: 10.1016/j.iswcr.2017.10.001.
Tarannum, F., Kansal, A. (2012) ‘Role of community perception analysis for sustainable water quality management- A review’, published in International Conference Proceedings on ‘Sustainable Development and Governance- Building Commerce and Communities’ jointly organized by Amrita University, India and Deakin University, Australia
Awarded University of Nairobi-IDRC Doctoral Research Grant in January 2013
Fulbright Hubert H Humphrey Fellowship by US State Department i 2017
White paper on Landscape approach for Land-Water-Community Security in Mid Ganga Basin sponsored by Solidaridad, South and South East Asia 2017-2018
Course Material Development and Delivery of Management Development Programme on Gender, Equity and Water Management sponsored by ICEWaRM, Australia 2015-2016
Design and conduct of 2016 ProSPER.Net Young Researchers’ School on ‘Sustainable Energy for Transforming Lives: Availability, Accessibility, Affordability’ sponsored by UNU-IAS, ProSPER.Net Secretariat 2016