About Senior Express

Senior Express is the brain child of Dr. Nidhi Mishra (PhD). Based on her extensive experiences of working for senior citizens in both academic and social sector she decided to develop this much needed initiative.


About Dr. Nidhi Mishra

Dr. Nidhi Mishra is working as an advisor and consultant with various socially minded organizations.

She has done her Ph.D. in the area of Psycho-Social Gerontology from the Department of Psychology, University of Allahabad. Along with pursuing her Ph.D. she has worked as a teaching assistant at the Department of Psychology, University of Allahabad, where she taught applied aspects of Psychology at graduate level. She was also a visiting faculty at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai. In addition to the above, she has worked in national and international research projects which focused on various psycho-`social issues like health and wellbeing, environmental issues, identity and collective experiences, experiences of stigmatised and marginalised groups, ageing issues, right to education and inclusive education. She has also been actively involved in writing research papers and participating in conferences/workshops on various social issues.

She has represented India in the United Nations International Programme in Policy Formulation, Planning, Implementation and Monitoring of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing at Malta in 2013.

She has extensive experience of working in social sector where she was mainly involved in designing action based projects for the welfare of elderly and children, providing need based services to elderly, advocacy of ageing issues and promotion of positive ageing and inclusive education. She has also worked as a Consultant at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India for the United Nations Population Fund’s (UNFPA) Ageing project in India. She is a member of Association of Gerontology (India) and Indian Association for Social Sciences and Health.


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