Usha Vyasulu Reddy
Ph.D (Pune University)
Dr. Usha Vyasulu Reddy is an Advisor at the Centre for IT and Public Policy. She is a former Professor and Director, Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staﬀ College of India, Hyderabad, and former Director, The Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia, New Delhi. Earlier, she was Professor of Communication and Director, Audio Visual Research Centre, Osmania University.
With more than 35 years of experience in teaching, production and research and practice in development, communication and technology, Dr. Reddy has been involved with national and international agencies in the deployment of communication and information technologies for education and development. Widely published with more than 50 international publications in books and refereed journals, she is a recipient of several international fellowships for advanced research. She has also undertaken extensive consultancies for multilateral donor agencies in India and the Asia-Paciﬁc region. These agencies include UNESCO, FAO, EU, AMIC, ESCAP, IDRC, and COL. Her current work involves training, research and consultancy at all levels of government, academia, private sector, and civil society. She is a specialist trainer for government oﬃcials and academics in nearly 50 countries across the Asia-Paciﬁc, South East Asia and CIS regions.