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Chris Kripasagar Coley

Project Manager, Center for Gender Equality and Women Empowerment, Amritapuri

Qualification: BA, BS, MA
Research Interest: Applied Anthropology in Gender and Development, Ethics and Morality in Development Work, Indian Culture and Philosophy, TVET and Skill Development for Addressing Social Problems


Chris Kripasagar Coley currently serves as Project Manager ( Field Team on WE:CSDP project (cofunded by UNDEF)) at Center for Gender Equality and Women Empowerment.

Originally from USA, Christopher has been in India with Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham since 2011. He completed his BA in Philosophy & BS in Psychology from Seattle University, and an MA in Applied Ethics, Philosophy from Colorado State University. Inspired by Amma’s spiritual teachings and international humanitarian projects, he came to India to pursue such work. He is presently a PhD Student at the Center for Gender Equality and Women Empowerment at Amrita working on the area of gender dynamics in and the study of Women Empowerment interventions. Since joining Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Christopher has been a part of the research and project management team with AMMACHI Labs in their previous skill development projects in villages across India. He is also an accomplished swimmer and enjoys singing and music in addition to immersion studies and classic literature.


  • BA in Philosophy
    Seattle University
  • BS in Psychology 
    Seattle University
  • MA in Applied Ethics, Philosophy
    Colorado State University
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