Dr. T. Gopinath, Assistant Professor and Head, Department of Gender Studies, Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD), Sriperumbudur, has a teaching experience of more than a decade. He has conducted several research studies in the field of Youth Development. Further he has developed training manuals on Youth in Social Harmony and National Unity, Youth for Gender Equality, Youth and Health. He is also an author of the book, ‘Women, Youth and Media Today (Ed.)’. He has conducted number of Training Programmes across the country, and programmes with SAARC, CIRDAP, CYP etc. Dr. Gopinath has been guiding Ph.D Research Scholars along with Teaching and Training programmes at RGNIYD. Also he serves as Public Relation Officer at RGNIYD.
Sindhu K.K is a Research Scholar, specialized in Life Skills Education, from Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development. Her enormous exposure to field visits, research works and interaction with stake holders and experts has helped her to imbibe knowledge and understand contemporary issues of adolescents, youth and women. This triggered her as budding writer. She is also an author of the book ‘Women, Youth and Media Today (Ed.)’. She is also an active participant in youth exchange programmes. She had attended/presented several research papers in both National and International seminars and conferences.