Articles by Alokparna Sengupta
Alokparna Sengupta is the Deputy Director for Humane Society International/India. She has worked in the animal protection movement for close to a decade. She has worked with the Government of India to successfully persuade them to ban the testing of animals for cosmetics and the import of animal tested cosmetics in India. She has been an integral part of various stakeholder committees regarding animal the development of animal friendly policies. Having obtained a degree of Masters in Science (M.Sc) for Biotechnology from Osmania University in Hyderabad and worked in Thomson Reuters for two years, she started her career in Animal welfare as a volunteer at the Blue Cross of Hyderabad. She stays in Hyderabad with her husband playing mother to canine Inky and feline Awwwly.
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