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Trishna Jogessur

Trishna Jogessur

Trishnan Jogessur is a Community Project Co-ordinator at the National Empowerment Foundation, in Mauritius.

In 2007 she won a Diploma in Social Work at University of Mauritius and was awarded a London School of Economic (LSE) Scholarship. She continued her studies at the University of Mauritius, gaining a BSc in Social Work in 2009. From there she went on to earn a masters in Public Policy and Administration in 2011.

Trishna has strong IT skills. Her other competencies and experiences include being able to:

  • formulate, implement, monitor, inspect and evaluate programmes and projects
  • oversee decentralised offices for training of beneficiaries while liaising with key stakeholders for approval of such courses
  • conduct regular meetings and surveys in order to gather needs of beneficiaries
  • lead a team while contributing to strategic thinking
  • advocate and develop procedures as and provide policy advice
  • network with other teams

Trishna’s area of expertise is social welfare, social innovation and community empowerment. She would like to see vulnerable people graduate from absolute poverty.