Contributing Researcher, USC Master of Global Media and Communications
Ketaki pursued her second master’s degree as a candidate for the MSc-MA Global Media and Communications double degree program with the London School of Economics (LSE) and the University of Southern California, Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.
At the LSE, Ketaki worked as a Public Relations and Outreach Officer for the student division of the South Asia Center Think Tank. Through this, she found herself on the executive committee that organized the first of its kind, LSE South Asia Development Conference, a unique initiative undertaken to promote, discuss and influence development discourse on the South Asian region. She wrote her MSc Dissertation on the role of the media in shaping return migration trends among the Indian Diaspora.
While pursuing her MA at USC Annenberg, Ketaki spent her fall semester working as a Communications Coordinator for the US National Committee for UN Women in Los Angeles. Here she worked on developing the chapter’s communications strategy to promote women’s rights in the Greater Los Angeles region.
As a CPD Contributing Researcher, Ketaki worked on Research Fellow Zahid Shahab Ahmed’s project: “How Are Attitudes towards China Formed in Pakistan? Analysis of Beijing’s Public Diplomacy in the Context of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.”