Dr. Kailash Brijwasi has over 26 years of experience working at the grassroot level for community organization and development. He has been the founder of Jatan and has worked as an educationist for a great part of his life. He has held positions at the Vidhya Bhawan Education Center, Udaipur and was a professor at the Centre of Women’s Studies at Vidyapeeth University,Udaipur. Besides this he has been associated with the Lok Jumbish Project (Railmagra) and Seva Mandir. Dr. Brijwasi has been one of the pioneers in educating and working with youth in the state of Rajasthan and has successfully organized, educated, provided alterntive livelihood options to the youth. He has keen interest and has worked extensively on women issues in various sectors including education, health and right’s. He established Jatan in 2001 and has nurtured it till date to expand its work into 4 districts of Rajasthan, Jatan has attracted some of the most credible and reputed organizations/institutes and donors to support it including the government of Rajasthan.
Dr. Brijwasi holds a Doctorate in Sociology from the Mohan Lal Sukhadia University in Udaipur. He holds a Master in Social Work from the Rajasthan University, a Masters of Arts in Sociology and a bachelor’s degree in law from the Mohan Lal Sukhadia University. Dr. Brijwasi strongly believes in the philosophy of empowering youth as the key to changing the nation and has been successfully demonstrating it through his endeavors for the last two decades.