Atreyee Kar

Communications Officer
Kolkata, India

Atreyee Kar joined Trickle Up in 2019 as the Communications Officer for Trickle Up’s Asia office in Kolkata.

Atreyee has twelve years of experience in Communications, nine of which has been in the Development Sector. She has worked with the causes of women's rights, children's rights and deafness in children.

Atreyee is greatly inspired by Padmashri Sr. Cyril, who introduced her to social issues at a very early age and opened her eyes to the role every individual can play in making the world a better place.

Atreyee earned an MBA from Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad completed her graduation in Sociology from St. Xavier's College, Kolkata and her schooling from Loreto Day School, Sealdah. She is passionate about writing, photography and food! She runs her own blog, and is very active on social media. She loves travelling and dislikes dishonesty and intolerance.

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Learning & Leading

After holding a mobile phone for the first time, Subodhini quickly became proficient in mobile technology so Trickle Up recruited Subodhini as a peer teacher.

New Savings, New Destinies

Rani Paharia is the treasurer of her savings group in the Anibhitha village of Jharkhand, India. Through the group, Rani and her peers are saving, making small loans, and working t ...

In the Eye of the Storm

Cyclone Amphan hit West Bengal and Odisha, India on May 20, 2020, increasing uncertainty for a region already grappling with the nationwide lockdown due to Covid-19. Atreyee Kar re ...

A Stitch in Time, Saves Nine

Covid-19 has created a difficult, if not dire, situation for the most vulnerable people. Sukanti is not exempt from the struggles, but thanks to her earlier efforts to begin a nutr ...

Serving Hope

During the Covid-19 crisis, MPOWERED participants have shown exemplary leadership and compassion for the community and have come forward in their villages, supporting awareness cam ...

Leadership at All Levels

Successfully combating Covid-19 requires leadership from government, organizations, communities, and individuals. This kind of multi-level leadership is currently on display in Odi ...

She's the Boss

Surmani struggled to get food on her table. Today she grows enough product to feed her family and sells the surplus produce in the local markets.

Future Connections

Trickle Up and Tata Communications have again joined forces to expand the MPOWERED project and bring mobile technology to women living in ultra-poverty in the resource-poor and mos ...

A Small Shop with Big Dreams

Today, Golapi Devi and her husband Nandlal Maraiya run a successful shop at a busy intersection in Jharkhand, India. However, it was not always like this. Golapi’s fortunes chang ...

Crucial Connections

When Prafulla’s young son fell ill, it became impossible for her to migrate for work as a wage laborer. Today, thanks to her success as participant in MPOWERED, Prafulla earns en ...