Swetha Ranganathan

Research Associate, Centre for Mental Health Law & Policy, ILS

Swetha holds a Masters in the Psychology of Mental Health from the University of Edinburgh. She has previously worked with Sangath where she authored an advocacy toolkit for youth mental health amongst other work. Prior to that, she gained experience as a mental health worker in Edinburgh. Swetha is deeply passionate about providing accessible mental health care to vulnerable and marginalised communities and would like to grow and expand her knowledge about stigma and discrimination as barriers of the same. When not working, Swetha is interested in reading fiction, learning new languages, and refining her Japanese skills.

Professional interests: youth mental health, mental health care accessibility, public policy, law, and forensic psychology