Posts by Ananya Bhattacharya
About Ananya Bhattacharya
Ananya Bhattacharya has a master’s degree specializing in Development Economics from the University of Northern British Columbia. With her academic background, she hopes to provide research, advocacy and leadership support to First Nations communities in Northern BC in local community and economic development and climate change mitigation. In the summer of 2015, Ananya was the Rosenbluth Intern in Policy Research at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, BC Office (CCPA-BC). Her master’s research funded by the CCPA-BC focused on the comprehensive assessment of the T’Sou-ke First Nation solar demonstration project in terms of energy and greenhouse gas savings, jobs and other economic benefits, and other social and community benefits. The traditional territories of the T’Sou-ke First Nation are located on Vancouver Island, BC.