Upasana Ganguly is a Bachelors in Zoology from Delhi University with a Masters in Environmental studies from TERI University. She joined WTI recently as an Assistant Project Officer and currently based at the Headquarters in Planning division. She was interested in Animal Sciences since her undergrad, however, it was during her masters that she realized, She wants to pursue a career in Wildlife Conservation.
“My stint with wildlife began with a two months study at Manas National Park on Human-elephant conflict” she says. This was followed by a series of short field studies right from the Pine forests in the North to the Shola forests in the south. Before joining WTI, she was working in a National Geographic Society funded project on Asian elephants in Nagarahole National Park.
Here at WTI, She is involved in formulating annual plans and monitoring and evaluation of several field projects along with other team members. “I am happy to be contributing to secure and conserve the wildlife of our country, in my own way, even if it’s a little effort” she says.
Other than this, She preferes to travelling to new places, trying out different cuisines and playing basketball.