Suchitra Rajagopalan is the Communications Officer at Harm Reduction International (HRI).
Prior to joining HRI, Suchitra served as the research coordinator in the communications department at the Drug Policy Alliance, a US-based organisation working to advance policies and attitudes that reduce the harms associated with drug use and drug prohibition.
In her role at the Drug Policy Alliance, Suchitra was responsible for producing publications and conducting secondary research to inform the organisation’s publications, media, web, and policy work. She also interned with the Drug Policy Alliance’s international policy department, and was involved in civil society preparation for the United Nations Special Session on the World Drug Problem in 2016. She previously worked at the HIV/AIDS Unit of Lawyers Collective in Mumbai, India, where she focused on laws affecting people who use drugs.
Suchitra received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Law from Sciences Po Paris and has studied law at Trinity College Dublin and the University of Mumbai.