Madhu Jagdeeshan

Madhu Jagdeeshan (she/they) is the Senior Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer with ILGA World.

Madhu has over a decade of work experience in research and feminist MEL, with a specific focus on qualitative and participatory methodologies. She has extensive experience in coordinating and managing feminist participatory evaluation projects at both the national and multi-country/ regional levels. As a feminist MEL professional, Madhu has extensive experience working with participatory and contribution-based frameworks, and specifically with grassroots groups and small organisations. It is through this lens that she has developed a keen interest in exploring the intersections of feminist economic models, data, and technology.

Prior to joining ILGA World, Madhu was with Women’s Fund Asia, where she handled the MEL portfolio as their Program Officer- MEL. Madhu holds a Master’s in Social Work from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India, and an M.Phil. in Multi-disciplinary Gender Studies from the University of Cambridge.