Anuradha Damale

Anuradha Damale, or Anu, is the UK Director of Women of Color Advancing Peace and Security, an organisation set up by US Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins to advance the leadership and professional development of women of colour in the fields of international peace, security, and conflict transformation, so that they can champion minority perspectives to solve global issues.

Anu is part of the Verification and Monitoring Team at VERTIC, working on solving arms control, disarmament and non-proliferation issues using science, technology and policy. She is working towards a career in Space Policy. Anu is also currently chair of UKSEDS, the UK’s national space charity, and board member for British Pugwash. Anu has an educational background in Physics and Science and Technology Policy. At the centre of most of her work have been the causes of inclusion and diversity, with the belief that in order to form sustainable and innovative technology or policy, inclusion is necessary.