Antara Rai Chowdhury


Antara’s research experience lies at the intersection of informal economy and women’s livelihood and wellbeing in cities. She is a qualitative researcher with work experience across multiple sites of informal work and settlements in Delhi, Jaipur, Gurgaon, and Bengaluru. As a qualitative researcher she has been engaging with informal economy around questions of conditions of work and employment, organization of work, gendered experience of work, and worker identities and wellbeing. 

In the last two years she has been working on a research and practice project exploring the health impacts of informal economy and work on women and child’s health and interventions that can address them.