Madhavi has done her Master's degree from Bharathi Vidyapeeth Institute of Environmental Education and Research from Pune whereon she experimented with different career paths, finally setting her heart on wildlife conservation. She has worked with the Wildlife Trust of India, and The Corbett Foundation focusing on the human-wildlife conflict in Southern Karnataka and Elephant Monitoring respectively. She also participated in the week-long Conservation Security Course in the UK organized by Panthera. In her free time, she likes to drink as much coffee as possible, watch horror movies in the daytime, cook, and pamper and spoil her cat.
Trisha is the Project Manager with the Marine Programme. Trisha is an avid lover of wildlife, forests and our marine ecosystems, who has spent close to a decade working on conservation issues in India. During this period, she has worked on a myriad of subjects including human-wildlife conflict, poaching and illegal trafficking, habitat loss and fragmentation, conservation awareness generation, and support to forest fringe communities.
Trisha's passion lies in bringing to the forefront conservation issues that are often overlooked, particularly protection of our lesser-known wild species and natural habitats. Her career has included working with some of India's premier conservation organizations, including WWF-India and the Wildlife Protection Society of India. Her most recent role was as Project Director at The Habitats Trust, a non-profit organisation working towards protecting natural habitats and their indigenous species of flora and fauna, where she built the Trust's mandate for conservation of lesser-knowns and learnt about the plight of our vibrant marine ecosystems and the urgent need to conserve them.