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Ms. Damni Kain

Ms. Damni Kain


B.A.; M.A. (University of Delhi)

M.Phil. (University of Cambridge)

Damni Kain completed her M.Phil from the University of Cambridge as a Cambridge Trust and Commonwealth Scholar. Her specialisation includes the gig economy, digital technology, the future of work and labour, spatiotemporal research methodologies, and caste and class politics. Before this, she worked at Oxford Internet Institute’s Fairwork Foundation, which studies and evaluates digital labour platforms. Previously, she was a Legislative Assistant to a Member of Parliament (LAMP) Fellow where she contributed to parliamentary interventions on a range of policy issues, especially concerning the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Communications and Information Technology. Her work at the Centre for Internet and Society, supported by the Association for Progressive Communications and the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights has been included in the curriculum of Columbia University’s Global Freedom of Expression.

Her academic work has been published in SAGE Journals, and on other popular platforms including The India Forum, Down to Earth, Wire, and Firstpost. She is a recipient of several prestigious research grants. Damni completed her BA and MA in Political Science from the University of Delhi. She remained an academic topper with an AIR-3 for the nationwide entrance for Masters at the University of Delhi.”