Dr. Aparajita Gogoi is the Executive Director of Centre for Catalyzing Change (formerly CEDPA India). She is a Political Scientist with over 22 years of experience in program management, advocacy campaigns, and defining approaches and strategies for policy issues for young people’s health and rights. Aparajita has played a pivotal role in conceptualizing and implementing Center for Catalyzing Change’s programs for adolescents. She was selection one of the world’s 100 most inspiring women by The Guardian, UK in 2011. Aparajita has a PhD in International Politics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.