Taanika Shankar

Co-founder, Yugmā Network
Student, Azim Premji University


Taanika Shankar is a third year Undergraduate student of Economics and Sustainability. She deeply cares about social and environmental justice and strongly believes in the power of a more inclusive and holistic education. She thinks a good and contextualized environmental education can help the youth better adapt to the climate crisis. Taanika is the co-founder of the Yugmā Network, a youth network that works towards environmental justice and has worked with organizations like Reap Benefit, Kids Education Revolution, YLAC and Project Sitara in the past and has taught children in different contexts. More importantly, she loves trees and playing music.