Gender Professionalization and Digital Platforms: The Case of Beauticians in India

March 2020 – October 2021

PIs: Balaji Parthasarathy and Preeti Mudliar

Funding agency: Mobile World Capital Foundation, Barcelona


Olivia Blanchard, Balaji Parthasarathy, Preeti Mudliar Gendered practices on digital platforms: Beauty workers and their customers in India. Report Release. October 6, 2021

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CITAPP at IIIT Bangalore is an interdisciplinary think-tank set-up to focus on the policy challenges and the organizational demands made by technological innovation. Of particular interest to the Centre is how technological advances, along with institutional changes that harness the legitimacy and the powers of bureaucracies and market, address the needs of underserved communities.