Vivekananda Institute for Leadership Development

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Dr. Rekha started working for a psychological unit in Mysore as a Psychometrician. Later she  joined an American research team who worked extensively comparing and contrasting the Indian and American cultures from 1988 onwards.  She has worked for SRC-K, Mysore, EDRC- Pune and many other organizations and  also as  consultant for many national and international  projects. She is associated with GRAAM and as visiting faculty at V-LEAD. She has published extensively  in psychological related studies and presented papers nationally and internationally.


Selected Publications : 

  • Venkatesha, T. & Rekha, D. Impact of Prerak’s training in Continuing Education Programme (In press). In Indian Journal of Adult Education, New Delhi.
  • Prakash, P. and Rekha, D (1993). Phonological Awareness and Reading.
  • Acquisition in Kannada. In Ashok. K Shrivastava (Ed.), Researches in Child and Adolescent Psychology Seminar Readings, NCERT Campus, Sri Aurobindo Marg, New Delhi, P4752.
  • Prakash, P., Rekha, D., Nigam, R, and Karanth, P. (1993). Phonological
    Awareness: Orthography and Literacy. In Robert J Scholes (Ed.). Literacy and Language Analysis. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Hillsdale, USA, Pg. 55-70.

Education/ Degree

  • Ph.D. in Psychology


Women Empowerment, Juvenile Justice, Gender issues

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