Derrek Xavier is an editorial analyst at IDR, where he is responsible for writing, editing, and publishing content. He previously worked in editorial positions at Cactus Communications and Firstpost. He holds an MA in Media Studies from the University of Amsterdam and a BA in Sociology and Anthropology from St Xavier’s College, Mumbai.
Articles by Derrek Xavier
December 12, 2022
A guide to field visits
Field visits in remote parts of the country can be tricky, but this handy guide will sort you out.
October 20, 2022
Mobilising philanthropy for women entrepreneurs
Women entrepreneurs in urban India face significant barriers. A study by Asian Venture Philanthropy Network outlines how collaboration between funders and nonprofits can be the solution.
August 11, 2022
Keeping adolescent girls at the centre as we rebuild
The pandemic has had a devastating impact on adolescent girls and young women in Jharkhand. What can nonprofits and funders do to help them achieve their aspirations despite setbacks to their education, mental health, and more?