Yamini Kalyanaraman

Born and raised in various cities in India, Yamini did her undergraduate studies in psychology and journalism from Christ University in Bangalore. Her background work experience is in soft-skills training for the BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) industry; designing and running children’s workshops and family events; and conducting the Trinity College Speech and Drama programme for children. She moved to South Africa in 2014 to pursue an honours in psychology.

She is currently a second year masters-by-thesis student. Her research focuses on women’s narratives of the ‘supportability’ of their pregnancy. Using an intra-categorical intersectional framework, the aim is to understand their accounts while locating their pregnancy within the interweaving biological, psychological, social, economic, cultural and political contexts within which they occur.

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